On May 2018, TransUnion decided to bring on board Heather Russell as the Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President. Heather Russell is a graduate of the American University Washington College. TransUnion is a company that provides information solution. Heather Russell is set to begin her new role on June 4. She has over 20 years of experience in global financial services. Her expertise has seen her work in sectors such as FinTech, data privacy, and security and consumer financial services. As she begins her new role at TransUnion, she will be in charge of corporate governance and compliance, consumer privacy, legal and government relations of TransUnion, and its subsidiaries. Heather will be expected to report to Jim Peck, the CEO.
Jim Peck is confident about the decision to hire Heather Russell. Given her expertise in the global financial services, she is expected to add value to the company’s leadership. Her skills will also go a long way in ensuring the company’s strategies are executed. Before joining TransUnion, Heather Russell worked at Buckley Sandler; a law firm. At Buckley Sandler, she was responsible for FinTech practices, supervising, and regulating financial institutions. She had held several positions in other firms and institutions before joining Buckley Sandler. Some of the places she worked include Bank of New York Mellon, Bank of America, and Skadden.
The decision of TransUnion to hire Heather Russell was necessary after John Blenke announced he would retire. According to Heather TransUnion has been leading in the provision of information solutions. Heather Russell is excited about her new role and is willing to put her skills and expertise into use to the advantage of the company. She also looks forward to working together with the team to achieve the company’s goal. With Heather on board, TransUnion will be guaranteed of achieving its set goals. See Heather Russel’s job history on LinkedIn.