GRC Appointments


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Seaport Therapeutics appoints general counsel

2024-06-21T16:19:00+01:00By

Biopharmaceutical company Seaport Therapeutics announced the appointment of Lana Gladstein as general counsel.

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Cedar Fair, Six Flags announce legal, compliance chief

2024-06-21T16:17:00+01:00By

Cedar Fair and Six Flags Entertainment Corporation announced that Brian Nurse will serve as chief legal, compliance officer, and corporate secretary of the combined company following the completion of their previously announced merger.

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Greentown Labs adds MassCEC general counsel to board

2024-06-20T17:06:00+01:00By

Greentown Labs announced the addition of John Hitt, general counsel at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, to its board.

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Heidelberg Materials appoints CSO

2024-06-20T17:04:00+01:00By

Heidelberg Materials appointed Katharina Beumelburg as a new member of the managing board and chief sustainability & new technologies officer, effective Oct. 1.

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Ascent Hospitality Management announces GC

2024-06-20T17:02:00+01:00By

Ascent Hospitality Management announced it hired Louis DiPietro as executive vice president and general counsel and corporate secretary.

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Nutanix names chief legal officer

2024-06-20T17:00:00+01:00By

Hybrid multicloud computing company Nutanix announced it has named Brian Martin as chief legal officer.

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​Bumble appoints chief legal officer

2024-06-20T16:58:00+01:00By

Bumble announced that Elizabeth Monteleone has been promoted to chief legal officer.

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Redwire hires general counsel

2024-06-20T14:55:00+01:00By

Space infrastructure provider Redwire Corporation announced that Aaron Futch has been appointed executive vice president, general counsel, and secretary.

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HGGC adds GC, CCO

2024-06-20T14:52:00+01:00By

Middle-market private equity firm HGGC announced it has named Rachel Stock as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

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VideoAmp names general counsel

2024-06-20T14:50:00+01:00By

VideoAmp, a media measurement company, announced the promotion of Sharon Lee as executive vice president, general counsel.

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Payzli announces chief risk officer

2024-06-20T14:48:00+01:00By

Payzli announced that Arash Izadpanah will be its chief risk officer.

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Horizon3.ai appoints chief legal officer

2024-06-20T14:40:00+01:00By

Horizon3.ai, an autonomous security solutions provider, announced the appointment of Jill Passalacqua as chief legal officer.

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ExxonMobil elects new general counsel

2024-06-20T14:39:00+01:00By

ExxonMobil Corporation announced the election of Jeff Taylor as vice president, general counsel, and secretary.

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Meridian Capital Group names first risk chief

2024-06-18T17:27:00+01:00By

Meridian Capital Group announced that it has named Melissa Martinez as the firm’s first chief risk officer.

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Commonwealth Asset Management GC, CCO joins Crowell & Moring

2024-06-18T17:26:00+01:00By

Crowell & Moring announced that Christopher Mendez, former general counsel and chief compliance officer at Commonwealth Asset Management, has joined its financial services group as senior counsel.

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WEX names chief legal officer

2024-06-18T17:25:00+01:00By

Global commerce platform WEX announced that Sara Trickett has been appointed chief legal officer and corporate secretary.

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Contineum Therapeutics announces general counsel

2024-06-18T17:24:00+01:00By

Contineum Therapeutics announced the appointment of John Healy as general counsel and corporate secretary.

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Karma Wallet names ex-Visa sustainability chief as strategic adviser

2024-06-14T22:11:00+01:00By

Fintech company Karma Wallet announced the appointment of Douglas Sabo, former Visa chief sustainability officer, as a strategic adviser.

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BBB National Programs adds general counsel

2024-06-14T22:09:00+01:00By

BBB National Programs, the nonprofit home of independent industry self-regulation in the United States, announced the appointment of Amy Steacy to the newly created role of general counsel.

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Outokumpu appoints general counsel

2024-06-14T22:07:00+01:00By

Sustainable stainless steel provider Outokumpu appointed Juhani Ristaniemi as executive vice president, general counsel and member of the Outokumpu leadership team.

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Argenta appoints group risk chief

2024-06-14T21:17:00+01:00By

Insurance company Argenta Holdings Limited announced the appointment of Niranjan Nathan as group chief risk officer.

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SPX Technologies announce legal chief

2024-06-14T21:11:00+01:00By

SPX Technologies announced the appointment of Cherée Johnson as its new chief legal officer and secretary.

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​Biden nominates CFTC’s Goldsmith Romero to head FDIC

2024-06-13T19:12:00+01:00By

President Joe Biden selected a commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as his preferred choice to lead the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in the aftermath of its toxic workplace culture scandal.

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STIIIZY appoints general counsel

2024-06-13T14:59:00+01:00By

Cannabis brand STIIIZY announced the appointment of Tony Shin as general counsel.

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American Water names general counsel

2024-06-13T14:58:00+01:00By

American Water announced Stacy Mitchell was named executive vice president and general counsel.

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Kimberly-Clark appoints chief sustainability officer

2024-06-13T14:56:00+01:00By

Consumer goods and personal care corporation Kimberly-Clark appointed Lisa Morden to the role of chief sustainability officer.

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Seagate announces chief legal officer

2024-06-13T14:55:00+01:00By

Seagate Technology Holdings announced the appointment of Jim Lee as senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary.

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GT Independence announces compliance chief

2024-06-13T14:54:00+01:00By

Financial management services company GT Independence announced Megan Owen has stepped into the role of chief compliance officer.

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PCAOB Chair Williams appointed to second term

2024-06-12T01:46:00+01:00By

Erica Williams was reappointed to a second term as chair of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board after an ambitious first three years in the role that have seen the agency work to update many of its standards deemed outdated.

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Black & Veatch appoints general counsel, compliance chief

2024-06-10T13:49:00+01:00By

Global sustainability and critical infrastructure provider Black & Veatch has appointed Steve Meck as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

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Paycom promotes GC to legal chief

2024-06-10T13:47:00+01:00By

Paycom announced that Matt Paque, who previously served as general counsel, has been promoted to chief legal officer.

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Defense Metals names former Philip Morris GC to board

2024-06-10T13:46:00+01:00By

Defense Metals announced the appointment of Suzanne Rich Folsom, who was most recently senior vice president and general counsel at Philip Morris International, to the board of directors of the company.

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BSM announces chief sustainability officer

2024-06-10T13:39:00+01:00By

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement announced the appointment of Bjoern Sprotte as chief people and sustainability officer.

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Cover Whale names first general counsel

2024-06-10T13:36:00+01:00By

Cover Whale Insurance Solutions announced the appointment of Rachael Dugan as its first general counsel and corporate secretary.

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Alkeus Pharmaceuticals appoints legal chief

2024-06-10T13:35:00+01:00By

Alkeus Pharmaceuticals announced that Eric Trachtenberg has joined the company as chief legal officer.

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Azira names general counsel, chief compliance officer

2024-06-06T15:40:00+01:00By

Consumer behavior insights firm Azira announced the appointment of James Kuan as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

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Kain Capital hires general counsel

2024-06-06T15:37:00+01:00By

Private equity firm Kain Capital announced Solomon Eskinazi joined as general counsel.

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Krispy Kreme announces chief legal officer

2024-06-06T15:34:00+01:00By

Doughnut chain Krispy Kreme announced Atiba Adams will join the company as chief legal officer.

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Skanska appoints general counsel for U.S. business unit

2024-06-06T15:26:00+01:00By

Global construction and development company Skanska appointed Brian Best as senior vice president, general counsel for Skanska USA Building.

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DOCOMO PACIFIC promotes compliance chief to CEO

2024-06-06T15:12:00+01:00By

Telecommunications and entertainment services provider DOCOMO PACIFIC announced the promotion of Christine Baleto, its chief financial officer and chief security and compliance officer, to president and chief executive officer.

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Banner Bank promotes risk chief as chief operating officer

2024-06-05T14:32:00+01:00By

Banner Bank announced Executive Vice President Jim Costa was promoted to chief operating officer in addition to his role as chief risk officer.

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Heron Finance hires compliance head

2024-06-05T14:29:00+01:00By

Registered investment adviser Heron Finance announced it hired Michael Jen as head of compliance.

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UBS announces group chief risk officer

2024-06-05T12:41:00+01:00By

Swiss bank UBS announced Damian Vogel will be appointed group chief risk officer.

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ByteDance names global general counsel

2024-06-05T12:30:00+01:00By

Social media app TikTok’s parent company ByteDance announced John Rogovin will join the company as global general counsel.

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SoFi appoints general counsel

2024-06-05T12:26:00+01:00By

Digital financial services provider SoFi Technologies announced Stephen Simcock as general counsel.

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Freedom Holding adds first legal chief

2024-06-05T12:21:00+01:00By

Financial services company Freedom Holding Corp. announced the appointment of Jason Kerr as its first chief legal officer.

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EEOC latest regulator to name AI chief

2024-06-04T14:10:00+01:00By

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced the appointment of an officer overseeing the use of artificial intelligence, becoming the latest agency to create the role called for in a President Joe Biden executive order.

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Cetera names chief compliance officer

2024-05-31T13:17:00+01:00By

Cetera Financial Group named Daniel Burkott as chief compliance officer of its tax channel, which includes Cetera Financial Specialists and Avantax.

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Ardent Health appoints chief compliance officer

2024-05-31T13:14:00+01:00By

Ardent Health announced the appointment of Jason Ehrlinspiel as chief compliance officer.

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Alliance Entertainment announces chief compliance officer

2024-05-31T13:14:00+01:00By

Alliance Entertainment Holding Corp. announced the appointment of Robert Black as chief compliance officer.