Santa Clara University School of Law appointed Lisa Kloppenberg as its new Dean. Lisa, who holds a J.D. from the University of Southern California, is the former Dean of University of Dayton Law School. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE: SVU) appointed Karla Robertson Executive Vice President for Legal, to become General Counsel in May. Karla had been their Vice President of the employment, compensation and benefits law functions. Before joining SUPERVALU, Karla had been a senior counsel with Target Corporation. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
Annie's, Inc. (NYSE: BNNY), the organic food company, appointed Isobel Jones General Counsel. Isobel, who holds a JD from Harvard Law School, had been Vice President, General Counsel of Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Inc. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation appointed Kathryn Krecke General Counsel. Kathryn, who holds a JD from University of Michigan, had been Vice President, General Counsel of the Thunderbird School of Global Management. See prnewswire press release.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) appointed Karen Roberts Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Karen had been Executive Vice President and President – Walmart Realty for Walmart U.S. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
Duke Energy appointed Julie Janson Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. Julie had been state president of Duke Energy Ohio and Duke Energy Kentucky. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) appointed Stephanie Tsacoumis General Counsel. Stephanie, who holds a JD from University of Virginia School of Law, had been Vice President and General Counsel at Georgetown University. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) appointed Marianne D. Short Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. Marianne had been Managing Partner at the firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
First National Community Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: FNCB) appointed Mary Griffin Cummings Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Mary had been General Counsel for Wyoming Valley Health Care System, Inc. Read more in the prnewswire 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.”
The Conference Board appointed Donna Dabney Executive Director of their Governance Center. Donna had been Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Corporate Governance Counsel of Alcoa Inc. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
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.