05 June 2013

Around the house

A weekly round-up of in-house legal moves from around the globe.

By James Barnes

Corning: headlamp glass manufacturers

US glass and ceramics manufacturer Corning has announced that Lewis Steverson will take over the role of general counsel from retiring Vincent Hatton.
Mr Steverson – who will also become senior vice president – joins after 18 years with Motorola and Motorola Solutions, reports Compliance Week.
Mr Hatton joined New York-based Corning in 1981 as assistant corporate counsel and has served as general counsel since February 2006.

Insurance giant Lockton has snapped up Sam Clark from rival Towergate as its new general counsel.
Mr Clark was previously a solicitor at Sussex firm ASB Law.
Announcing the appointment Lockton chief executive Mike Hammond told Post Online: ‘His wealth of experience in the intermediary space - advising on transactions, commercial activities and all aspects of broking operations - will be invaluable to Lockton as we move forward.’

Network performance monitoring group Lancope has hired Jim Ulam as general counsel and corporate secretary.
Biz Journals reports that Mr Ulam recently was general counsel for electronics power protection provider Innovolt. Before that, he was general counsel and secretary for SecureWorks, overseeing the acquisition of the company by Dell, and was general counsel and secretary for Internet domain and cyber security company VeriSign.

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