Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Responsible for worldwide legal affairs for a $6.9 billion public retail and b2b distribution company. Responsibilities included litigation management, contract drafting and review, master form database, securities law and compliance, acquisitions and other corporate
transactions, governmental and political affairs, corporate compliance, and legal support for employment and labor, environmental, finance, and real estate. Additional related responsibilities include Board of
Directors administration, corporate records, and development of corporate policies. Also, oversaw the management and operation of corporate aircraft.
- During 2013 was a primary architect of merger with Office Depot.
- Established new legal department following the spin-off of the company's forest products assets.
- Established the corporate compliance function in 2005; in 2012 and 2013 the company was named to list of "world's most ethical companies".
- Member of executive committee involved in development and implementation of company strategy and high level decision making.