Dover Corporation has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary. Dover is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Dover directly; all resumes sent to Dover will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Position Description: This position will report to Dover Corporation’s (“Dover’s”) Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, and will help to assure that all necessary legal requirements of Dover are being identified and addressed.
Company: Dover is a global manufacturing company that employs 23,000 people worldwide and is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. It was incorporated in Delaware in 1947 and became a publicly-traded company in 1955. Today, Dover operates its worldwide business through eighteen operating companies that collectively operate in over 400 facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Experience: The successful candidate will have at least 15 years’ broad-based legal experience in dealing with sophisticated legal issues in a business setting. At least a portion of this background should be with a high-quality law firm, preferably with an emphasis on corporate and securities matters, including regulatory and compliance matters arising under the federal securities laws, Delaware corporate law and governance issues, and corporate finance matters including debt and equity offerings. In addition, public company in-house experience is required.
Compensation: Competitive in the market and commensurate with experience. The position is bonus eligible and includes a long-term incentive program (equity and cash incentive performance awards).
Location: Downers Grove, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago
Internal Number: 118982
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