Blue Apron brings new general counsel on board

Sep 11, 2019
Meredith Deutsch was previously an attorney with Fried Frank

Home cooking service company Blue Apron has hired Meredith Deutsch as its new general counsel and corporate secretary.

Deutsch took up her new role on September 9 and reports to CEO Linda Findley Kozlowski. She succeeds Christina Halliday, who had been in that role since May 2015, according to her LinkedIn profile. Halliday resigned from Blue Apron in order to take a new position, according to a Blue Apron spokesperson.

Deutsch most recently was special counsel in the corporate department of Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson. Earlier in her career she spent three years as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary at hospitality company Morgans Hotel Group. She also worked for more than a decade in the capital markets practice at law firm Jones Day.

Blue Apron has also hired Julie Betancur as chief human resources officer.

‘We are thrilled to be bringing on two incredibly talented, seasoned executives who will be instrumental to our organization as we execute on our recently announced strategy to return the company to year-over-year quarterly growth in 2020,’ Findley Kozlowski says in a statement.


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