Lumber Liquidators hires CLO and secretary

Sep 29, 2020
Alice Givens was previously general counsel, chief compliance officer and secretary of Ruth’s Hospitality Group

NYSE-listed Lumber Liquidators has hired Alice Givens as senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary, reporting to president and CEO Charles Tyson.

Givens was most recently senior vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer and secretary of Ruth’s Hospitality Group (RHGI). Givens joined RHGI in 2016 having previously been vice president, associate general counsel and assistant secretary with J Crew Group for nine years, according to her LinkedIn profile. Earlier in her career, she spent 11 years as assistant general counsel and assistant secretary at Circuit City.

Richmond, Virginia-based Lumber Liquidators is a specialty retailer of hard-surface flooring, with 422 stores as of June 30, 2020. 

‘We are extremely pleased to welcome someone of Alice’s caliber to our senior leadership team, particularly during this pivotal time in our company’s journey,’ Tyson says in a statement. ‘Alice’s mix of legal and compliance expertise, as well as her retail company business acumen, is uniquely suited for Lumber Liquidators and an ideal complement to our leadership team.’

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