Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by TopBuild Corporation (Company or TopBuild)to conduct a search for a VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes will be routed back to MLA and create delays.
Overview: Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary (GC) will be a key member of and interact on an ongoing basis with TopBuild’s senior leadership team (SLT). The GC will advise the SLT on all major transactions, commercial contracts, litigation, labor, product liability issues and other critical initiatives. In addition, the GC will maintain a strong presence with TopBuild’s Board of Directors. S/he will be responsible for the development and execution of the legal strategy and operations that support the Company’s business plans. The GC will further build, mentor, and motivate TopBuild’s legal team, as well as work collaboratively across TopBuild’s installation and distribution segments. The GC also has responsibility for the compliance program. The GC will bring a results-oriented, business-minded focus and sophisticated legal judgment along with the visible leadership and written and verbal communication skills necessary to successfully advocate for and drive both the legal and business strategies.
Company: TopBuild Corporation (NYSE: BLD), headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida, is the leading installer and distributor of insulation products to the U.S. construction industry. The Company leverages its national footprint to gain economies of scale while capitalizing on its local market presence to forge strong relationships with its customers. TopBuild was formerly the installation and services businesses of Masco (NYSE: MAS) until it was spun off in 2015. It has approximately 8,000 employees and a market cap of almost $3 billion. In 2017, net sales increased 9.4 percent to $1.9 billion and operating profit was $136.9 million.
Compensation: Competitive salary and benefit package.
Experience: 15+ years of legal experience, ideally to include both experience with a well-regarded law firm and a publicly traded company. Significant leadership and managerial experience as a General Counsel is required, as is experience serving as a Corporate Secretary or Assistant Secretary to a public company Board of Directors. Building products experience would be ideal but is not essential.
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida (approximately 50 minutes northeast of Orlando).
Relos: Yes. This is a national search.
Bar Admission: Admission to a State Bar of any jurisdiction in the United States and licensed to practice in Florida (or admitted to the Florida Bar within a reasonable time following the commencement of the position).
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
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