Manufacturing giant Emerson announced the promotion of Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer Lisa Flavin to a senior vice president role. Flavin will also join Emerson’s office of the chief executive (OCE).
“Lisa is a proven leader who has strengthened the culture of our company as an ethical place to work,” CEO Lal Karsanbhai said in a press release. “Her appointment to the OCE reinforces the importance our senior leadership places on the critical areas of compliance and ethical behavior. Lisa combines demonstrated expertise in navigating a complex, global organization with an intrinsic ability to lead teams to success.”
Flavin joined Emerson in 1998 as director of internal audit. She was promoted to auditor general in February 2000, before being appointed vice president of audit in October 2000. She became chief compliance officer in 2011. In this role, Flavin oversees Emerson’s audit, enterprise risk management, government relations, and compliance functions and has responsibility to ensure Emerson maintains its disciplined approach to evaluating and improving its systems of internal control, financial reporting, and compliance processes.
Emerson also announced the appointment of its first chief sustainability officer. Mike Train, who has served as president since 2018, will assume the position and lead the company’s environmental sustainability strategy.