Corporate, General Commercial/Contracts Law, Other
DRiV Automotive, a division of Tenneco, has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Associate General Counsel. DRiV is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact DRiV directly; all resumes sent to DRiV will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Position Description: The Associate General Counsel is the lead counsel for DRiV’s North America businesses. The Associate General Counsel works closely with business management and cross-functional leadership on strategic projects and corporate initiatives. The position requires a demonstrated ability to be proactive, exercise independent judgment and manage multiple projects simultaneously. The ideal candidate brings a collaborative approach and the ability to build strong relationships with internal clients. The position may be based in Illinois or Michigan and reports directly to DRiV’s Division General Counsel.
Company: On October 1, 2018, Tenneco completed the acquisition of Federal-Mogul, a leading global supplier to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket. The DRiV division of Tenneco combined the strengths of Tenneco, Federal-Mogul Motorparts and öhlins Racing to become one of the largest multi-line, multi-brand aftermarket suppliers and one of the largest global original equipment (OE) ride performance and braking suppliers to the aftermarket, light vehicle and commercial vehicle customers. DRiV contributes ~$6B annually to Tenneco’s global revenue.
Experience: At least six (6) years of commercial transactions experience; preference for candidates with in-house experience in the automotive or manufacturing sector, but candidates from other industries will be considered.
Compensation: Competitive, including base salary and target cash bonus.
Location: Southfield, Michigan or Chicago Area.
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