Fortive Corporation has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Counsel, Privacy and Data Protection to be located in its Everett, Washington corporate headquarters.
Overview: Fortive seeks an experienced attorney to develop and lead the company’s worldwide data protection and privacy program, and ensure full compliance of business processes and practices with current and forthcoming privacy-related laws and regulations globally, including the GDPR. The person in this role will have primary responsibility for managing the Fortive global privacy program to include developing, maintaining and implementing policies, processes, templates and assessment tools.
Company: Fortive Corporation is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.
Compensation: Components include base salary, target cash bonus, and an equity component.
Experience: The successful candidate will have 8+ years of law practice experience including a minimum of 5 years of experience focusing primarily on privacy law. Proven experience in regulatory and policy advice in the areas of data protection, privacy law and information law for a multinational commercial enterprise is required. Knowledge of U.S. and European privacy law and regulations including the GDPR is essential. Relos: Yes, this is a national search.
Bar: Licensed to practice law in U.S. or Europe.
Process: Interested candidates should submit their resume (in MS Word format) to Alisa Tazioli and Deborah Ben-Canaan at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not contact Fortive Corporation directly; all resumes sent to Fortive Corporation will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
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