TransUnion just hired a new Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President.
Heather Russell is all set to replace current Chief Legal Officer and Executive VP, John Blenke, on June 4th.
Blenke has announced his retirement, and there is no better person for the job.
Heather Russell will join TransUnion with over 20 years of experience under her belt in the field of financial services.
The Law major says that she is thrilled to be starting her new position.
Russell says that she has always been impressed with TransUnion and with the way the company has handled itself with clients.
According to Russell, TransUnion brings great products and services to the American consumer, and she is proud that she will soon hold such a major role in this vital company.
However, what do her colleagues have to say about her new role?
The President of TransUnion, himself, Jim Peck, says that he is excited to have Heather Russell on board.
Peck is quoted as saying that he has complete “confidence” in Russell and in her capabilities.
Peck also says that TransUnion is currently evolving and that he has no doubt that Russell will play a major part in helping the company to reach the level of growth that it desires.
Heather Russell will join the TransUnion team with a B.A. from the College of William and Mary and a J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law.
In fact, when she obtained her Law degree, she graduated with honors.
Russell also has a steady work history in the financial services sector.
She has been employed at notable companies such as
- Skadden, Arps
- Bank of New York Mellon
- Bank of America
The knowledge and expertise that she gained working for these companies will be put to good use in her career at TransUnion.