The Senior Counsel, Governance and Securities will join a newly forming team at GE Healthcare whose mission is to oversee and coordinate U.S. and global securities law compliance as well as board of directors, shareholder and other corporate governance matters; provide legal support for corporate finance functions including treasury; and oversee other corporate transactions and matters. The team will work closely with a variety of internal partners and groups within the Global Legal & Policy team as well as within other functions across the business including controllership/accounting, treasury, tax, financial planning and analysis, strategy, investor relations, human resources and communications, as well as the board of directors.
At GE Healthcare our passionate people are creating the products, solutions and services our customers need to deliver the best patient care possible.
Preparing for board of directors' meetings, including preparation of meeting agendas, materials and minutes
Counseling top business management and other employees across the business on corporate governance, securities laws, and disclosure matters, including broad familiarity with executive compensation matters
Leading the preparation of the company’s annual proxy statement
Leading the preparation for the company's annual meeting of shareholders
Assisting with shareholder engagement, including investor outreach related to corporate governance practices, and assessing and advising on related policies and practices
Managing Section 16 filings for directors and executive officers
Helping coordinate internal and external legal resources to assist with compliance with international securities law
Staying abreast of emerging trends and developments in governance and corporate and securities law, and coordinating internal and external resources to provide education and training
Helping advise on other corporate governance, SEC reporting and monitoring, disclosure and securities and stock exchange listing compliance matters
Assisting with preparation and review of the company's Exchange Act reports and Securities Act registration statements
6 + years of practice, preferably at a law firm and/or in-house at another public company
Demonstrated knowledge and command of and significant relevant experience with governance and securities law issues
Ability to work within a complex and fast-moving environment, to drive rigorous, fact-based recommendations to senior management
Maintains confidentiality of information, exercises appropriate discretion and uses information appropriately
Adherence to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions, and interactions with others in alignment with organizational goals and values
Contributes to building a positive team spirit and treats others with respect
Willingness to engage dynamically in building a new team that aligns effectively to support its business partners
Adaptable, flexible and open to change in response to new information and different or unexpected circumstances, with ability to work in ambiguous situations
Develops positive relationships and leads through influence with internal partners, builds consensus and prioritizes action and results
Licensed in good standing to practice law in the State of Illinois or eligibility to gain admission as Illinois House Counsel
We expect all employees to live and breathe our behaviors: to act with humility and build trust, lead with transparency, deliver with focus, and drive ownership – always with unyielding integrity.
More precise, connected, compassionate care
For more than 100 years, GE equipment has been at the forefront of provider and patient care.
Today's healthcare requires simplifying the patient's journey and accelerating more accurate diagnoses and paths to treatment, so they can achieve a healthy, well-lived life.
It's why we are spinning into an independent healthcare technology and diagnostics company.
To succeed in our mission of helping providers and patients live with greater dignity, we must enable care that is simpler, connected, and more precise. Operating independently puts our people and our resources closer to those that need it most.