Executive Vice-President, General Counsel & Secretary
Major, Lindsey & Africa
August 6, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
10+ years experience
Decision Resources Group (“DRG” or “Company”) has retained Major Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Executive Vice-President,General Counsel & Secretary (“GC” or “General Counsel”). DRG’s global headquarters are in Burlington, MA; this position could be based in either DRG’s Burlington or Boston office, with regular commuting to each office. Interested qualified candidates, please send your resume to Nancy Reiner or Amy Katz at DRGGC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact DRG directly; all resumes sent to DRG will be routed to MLA for handling and may cause delays.
OVERVIEW: Outstanding opportunity to join an exciting, innovative, and global healthcare insights and analytics business. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the General Counsel is the principal legal officer of the Company, with overall responsibility for the vision and leadership of the Company’s global legal strategy and services and the management of legal risk throughout the organization. A member of the Company’s senior management team, the General Counsel will serve as legal counsel and strategic advisor to the Company’s executive team and Board of Directors.
COMPANY: DRG is a global information and technology services company and one of the premier providers of data, analytics, and research to the health care industry. Founded in 1990 and acquired by Piramal Enterprises in India in 2012, DRG is headquartered in Greater Boston, with over 1200 employees across 17 offices in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific.
EXPERIENCE: The successful candidate will have a minimum of 15 years of broad-based corporate legal experience dealing with a variety of sophisticated legal issues in a global life sciences and/or technology company. This position requires both top tier law firm training and in-house experience in roles of increasing scope and responsibility, ideally as a General Counsel or a Deputy General Counsel of a global private or public life science and/or health care technology company.
COMPENSATION: A highly competitive compensation package including long-term incentive will be offered for this position consistent with the candidate’s level of experience.
LOCATION: Burlington or Boston, MA (with regular commuting to each office).
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong,London and Tokyo MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and have been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.
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