Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) has been exclusively retained by Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. (“Company”) to conduct a search for a Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.Please do not contact the Company directly.
Overview: Reporting to the CEO, this is the Company’s top legal position. The Company’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary is responsible for the comprehensive management of all legal matters impacting Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Company, Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. and its subsidiaries. The General Counsel will serve as a hands-on legal advisor, providing results-oriented, business-minded counsel to the CEO, executive leadership team, the Board of Directors, management and staff in support of the Company’s business and strategic objectives. This role will also head the Human Resources department.
Company: Hamilton Beach Brands is a publicly traded leading designer, marketer and distributor of a wide range of branded small electric household and specialty housewares appliances, as well as commercial products for restaurants, fast food chains, bars and hotels. Their culture is one of hard work, ethical behavior, and teamwork. The employees roll up their sleeves and work hard to create products that have been pleasing customers for over 100 years.
Experience: 10+ years of legal experience, ideally gained at a highly regarded law firm (+/-5 years) coupled with successful public company in-house General Counsel or Assistant General Counsel experience.
Location: This position will be located in Glen Allen, VA. This is a suburb of Richmond.
Compensation: Competitive base, bonus and equity.
Relocation: Yes, this is a national search.
About Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
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