Heather Russel Assumes Her Position as the Chief Legal Officer at TransUnion

On the 4th of June 2018, Heather Russel took up her position as the Chief Legal Officer at TransUnion, a leading consumer credit reporting unit with offices in America, Latin America, and Africa. Welcoming her to TransUnion, Jim Pack, the CEO stated that he was confident she was the right candidate for the job, owing to her immense experience. She has also taken the role of the vice president to the multinational.

The appointment came after a successful interview with the firm. Heather was working with the Buckley Sandler Law Firm before her appointment to this position. Her tenure at Buckley and Sandler saw her switch operations between their offices in New York and Washington D.C. The seasoned leader brings a wealth of experience into the firm and is a strategic addition to help steer it to achieving their vision and mission.

Heather was born and raised in Virginia. She attended the prestigious college of William and Mary in Virginia, where she learned English and Biology. After her first degree, she proceeded to get her Juris Doctor from the Washington College of the American University. Her star started shining brightly early on because, in college, the Law Review Journal awarded her an honor for being the most outstanding graduate. (Source: Wikipedia.org)

As per Crunchbase, Heather has worked for the Fifth Third Bank, The Bank of America and also the Bank of New York Mellon. She has held some administrative posts in her past, which include the chief legal officer, the head of corporate communications and chief judicial officer. She worked for the prestigious Skadden, Meagher & Flom LLP, where she was in charge of the legal acquisitions and corporate finance.

The company’s management has a lot of optimism about their newest addition to the group. Heather (@heatherarussell) replaces John Blenke, the corporate general counsel, corporate secretary and also executive vice president.

Official Contact Details: Heather Russell | LinkedIn