Heather Russell is an impressive legal mind and strategist in business law with specialties in regulatory compliance, mergers-and-acquisitions, global financial services, data privacy and security and she is now hired on to lead TransUnion as Chief Legal Officer. After the hiring of Heather Russell, TransUnion has solidified the legal governance of their organization after the recently announced retirement of John Blenke this year.
Heather Russell will step in on June 4th as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of TransUnion and provide the corporate governance over the organization with her skill and expertise that has become part of a vast portfolio of corporate experiences. In fact, most recently, Heather Russell was a partner at the Berkeley Sander LLP, a firm where she specialized in fintech practices, the firm’s financial institutions, regulation, and also provided high-level supervisory management over the organization.
Some other organizations where she held high legal corporate experience included Bank of America and Fifth Third Bank, where she served as Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel and Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary respectively. TransUnion is adding a valuable piece to their corporate structure by bringing on Heather Russell and her unique and powerful portfolio of experiences that provide the necessary intellectual and analytical insight, corporate leadership, and governance over their legal activities.
TransUnion is a global credit institution that provides powerful information and resources to businesses and consumers. The company needs strong legal guidance and instruction to keep them in a compliance with new regulations of government protocols and policies that are continuously taking place. With the hiring of Heather Russell, TransUnion is creating an opportunity for them to breathe easier with the fact that they have hired the perfect person to head up their legal team and provide them with the necessary corporate governance to continue to thrive, flourish and build continued trust from the public.