TransUnion Welcomes Heather Russell as its Chief Legal Officer

Heather Russell has been appointed as the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer by TransUnion. Heather Russell has vast experience in global finance and has been in the industry for over two decades. He has over the years gained experience in financial sectors such as data privacy and security, consumer financial services, merger and acquisition and regulatory finance. Russell will take her new position on June 4 and will be responsible for all legal and corporate governance functions of TransUnion. She will be reporting directly to TransUnion’s President and CEO, Jim Peck.

Speaking on the new appointment, Peck said that Russell has excellent skills and expertise that TransUnion needs. “We are happy to welcome Heather Russell to our company because we believe she has what it takes to transform the leadership agenda of TransUnion. I am confident that her skills and expertise will help in accelerating the company’s growth strategy” said Peck. He added that TransUnion is on the lead in providing information solutions to businesses.

Prior to her appointment, Heather Russell was working at Buckley Sandler, LLP law firm where she was the head of the company’s financial institutions, fintech practices as well as supervision. Russell also worked at the Fifth Third Bank as the Chief Legal Officer and corporate secretary before joining Buckley Sandler, LLP. She has also previously worked as a Senior Vice President at the Bank of America. She has generally worked with high ranking financial institution around the country and therefore brings a lot of experience to TransUnion.

TransUnion Believes that information is power. The company’s main objective is to come up with innovative ways through which businesses and individuals can make informed decisions. The company has been in operation for several years and has been on the forefront in providing real-time solutions to its clients across the country. Follow Russell on Facebook today.


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