Ingersoll Rand has appointed Evan Turtz as senior vice president and general counsel, effective immediately. He will serve as an officer of the company and be responsible for strategic leadership and oversight of Ingersoll Rand’s legal and compliance affairs worldwide.

Turtz joined Ingersoll Rand in 2004 and has held progressive legal leadership roles. Most recently, he served as Ingersoll Rand’s deputy general counsel and corporate secretary and general counsel for Ingersoll Rand’s industrial businesses. Previously, he led Ingersoll Rand’s labor and employment practice and has also served as director of litigation. Prior to Ingersoll Rand, Turtz worked with private law firms, most recently McCarter & English.

Turtz will succeed Maria Green, who will retire in June 2019 after a 35-year career in law and business. Green served as Ingersoll Rand’s senior vice president and general counsel since joining the company in 2015.