Fortive Corporation has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a VP-Legal & General Counsel for its Transportation Technologies Platform to be located in its Greensboro, NC headquarters. Fortive Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Fortive directly; all resumes sent to Fortive will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Overview: The Vice President-Legal & General Counsel will be a member of the senior management team of the Transportation Technologies Platform of Fortive Corporation, reporting to the Senior Vice President of the Platform. The position is based in Greensboro, North Carolina. The GC manages the Platform’s legal team and serves as a trusted advisor to the Platform Senior Vice President and the Platform’s executive management teams around the world.
Company: Fortive is a publicly traded, diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With nearly $7 billion in annual revenues, the Company’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, and franchise distribution. This role will be working within the Transportation Technologies Platform of Fortive. The Platform includes Gilbarco Veeder-Root, TeletracNavman, Global Traffic Technologies, and other transportation-related businesses of Fortive.
Experience: A minimum of 15 years’ experience within a legal department of an international company or comparable relevant legal experience; major law firm experience preferred. Experience working with an international company preferred; experience managing a team preferred. Prior experience leading a team in the following areas preferred: general corporate experience, experience leading commercial negotiations and transactions, managing litigation, intellectual property, and understanding of public company reporting requirements.
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
Relocation: Yes, relocation assistance will be provided.
Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to Deborah Ben-Canaan and Joanna Herman at FortiveTTPGC@mlaglobal.com.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation: Competitive, including a base salary, target cash bonus, and an equity component.
Internal Number: O-2422931
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