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General Counsel Of Iron Mountain On ERM

Dunn Christine | January 17, 2007

In the latest of our occasional Q&As with governance and compliance executives, we talk to Garry Watzke, general counsel at $2 billion Iron Mountain. Click here for other recent conversations.

How big is your compliance staff? What are its main responsibilities?

I have a director of compliance responsible for the front-line work on compliance; the director has been with Iron Mountain for several years. She reports to me. She makes recommendations regarding the program and implements them. She has a staff that follows compliance issues and tries to implement the compliance program. The group presently consists of four people.

I also have a staff of lawyers doing legal work. There’s a meaningful interplay between compliance issues and what the legal staff does. There’s...

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