HarQen appointed Ane Ohm President and Chief Operating Officer. Ane had been President of LaserNet, Inc. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (NYSE: SNI) appointed Cynthia L. Gibson the company's chief legal officer. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
Amy Schulman, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Pfizer, and President of Pfizer Nutrition and Business Unit Lead for Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, has recently been honored with the "2012 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement" Award. This award celebrates the accomplishments of women lawyers who excell in their field and pave the way to success for other women. In addition to her responsibilities as General Counsel and President of Pfizer Nutrition, Amy is also the Executive Sponsor of Pfizer’s Global Women’s Council, which helps increase diversity and expand opportunities for both women and men across the company. She is passionate about the advancement of women and identifies creative ways to improve management and leadership opportunities for them. “I am committed to spending some of my political capital and voice to ensure women have a seat at the table that we are entitled to,” Amy said. “There are various things that derail women institutionally: unconscious bias, gender fatigue. You get nearly to the top and then you don’t get a sponsor over the finish line. I want to ensure that doesn’t happen to people in my organization.”
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) appointed Anne Grealy Executive Director of State Government Affairs. Anne had been Director of Federal Regulatory Affairs in FirstEnergy's Washington, D.C. office. Before FirstEnergy, Anne was in Customer Service at Allegheny Power. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) appointed Carol Forsyte (pictured) Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Carol had been Chief Governance and SEC Counsel of Motorola Mobility Inc. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
BenefitMall appointed Wendy Gibson Chief Marketing Officer. (prnewswire)
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD) appointed Maryann Waryjas (pictured) Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. Maryann, who holds a JD from Northwestern University School of Law, had been a Partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP. Great lakes also promoted Kathleen LaVoy to Vice President & General Counsel, Dredging Operations. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
Kraft Foods appointed Kim Rucker Executive Vice President, Corporate & Legal Affairs, Kraft Foods North America. Kim, who holds a JD from Harvard Law School and a master's degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, had been Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Avon. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
PetSmart, Inc. appointed Paulette Dodson Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Paulette had been Senior Vice President, General Counsel at Sara Lee Corp. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) appointed Leslie M. Turner Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Leslie had been Chief Legal Officer, Coca-Cola North America. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
Suffolk Bancorp (NASDAQ: SUBK) appointed Patricia M. Schaubeck Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Patricia had been General Counsel at State Bancorp. See Business Wire press release.
SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), a manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, appointed Lisa Bodensteiner Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Lisa had been general counsel, project development at First Solar. See prnewswire press release.
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC), the global professional services company, appointed Rian Miller General Counsel of Mercer, the Company’s human resource consulting subsidiary. Rian had been Managing Counsel for Risk and Litigation with Towers Watson. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) appointed Susie Lees Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Susie had been Senior Vice President, Allstate Financial Law and Deputy General Counsel. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the breast cancer organization, appointed Ellen D. Willmott General Counsel. Ellen had been Vice President and General Counsel at Save the Children USA. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
PubMatic, the digital media platform company for publishers, appointed Nadine Stocklin General Counsel. Nadine had been Associate General Counsel at QuinStreet, the publicly traded online marketing and media company, and before that, worked at IAC Search and Media supporting Ask.com and Evite.com. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR) appointed J. Beckwith (“Becky”) Burr its Chief Privacy Officer and Deputy General Counsel. Becky had been a Partner at Wilmer Hale, practicing in the Communications, Privacy and Internet Law Practice Group. See Business Wire press release.