18 September 2019

Around the house

Sprinklr is one of the companies around the house this week refreshing their legal leadership.


New York-based Social media marketing firm Sprinklr has hired its first general counsel. Dan Haley is joining Sprinklr, a company that has seen its annual revenue has grown to over $300 million and is preparing for an initial public offering. The company clients list features some of the world's biggest brands, including Amazon, McDonald's, Microsoft and Nike.

Cryptocurrency platform BitMEX has hired a new general counsel as the firm saces heightened US Scrutiny. HDR Global Trading Ltd, the parent company of what it claims is the world’s largest cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, has appointed Derek Gobel to head its legal affairs. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has been ramping up scrutiny over US residents using similar international platforms not registered with the agency

Waters Corporation has announced that Mark Beaudouin is retiring as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, after 16 years leading the company’s legal team. Current vice president, deputy general counsel and assistant secretary, Keeley Aleman, will be promoted to senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, and a member of the Executive Committee, effective 1 October 2019. Mr Beaudouin will remain with the company in an advisory role prior to retiring at the end of the year. Since joining Waters in 2006 as the assistant general counsel, Aleman has held legal roles of increasing responsibility, and focused on business transactions, commercial strategies, international development, compliance, corporate governance and organizational matters.

Meggitt plc, a FTSE 100 engineering business specialising in aerospace equipment, has hired Andrew Garard as its group general counsel and director of corporate affairs. Mr Garard will begin his new role at Meggitt on the 16th September 2019.

US hospital pharmacy services provider Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) has appointed Leanne Ebert Murphy as chief counsel. Ms. Murphy is a legal advisor with large law firm experience and in-house corporate experience with Fortune 50 companies. Prior to CPS, she was senior associate counsel, health and wellness for Walmart Inc, where she was a lead attorney on its strategic healthcare initiatives.

A former FINRA lawyer has taken the top legal job at financial firm Cetera Financial Group Inc. David A Greene, the former head of the financial industry regulatory authority in Los Angeles is replacing Brian A Stern, who will be leaving the company at the end of the year.

Shawn Deane, an expert in Medicare secondary payer compliance, has joined Ametros as general counsel, where he leads the regulatory and compliance legal team. Most recently Mr Deane served as vice president of Medicare/Medicaid compliance and policy for Verisk/ISO Claims Partners. Prior to that he practiced healthcare law and he has more than 11 years of experience in property and casualty insurance and workers’ compensation law.

A former New York City media commissioner has become the new G/O Media Inc general counsel. Experienced media attorney Kai Falkenberg has the top legal job and will oversee the company’s legal, business and compliance functions. She is based in New York.

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