Association of Corporate Counsel Appoints John Page as Chair of the Board of Directors
Oct 29 14
The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) announced that John Page, senior vice president, chief corporate social responsibility officer and chief legal officer at Golden State Foods Corp., was appointed chair of the ACC board of directors. Page assumed his new role as chairman during the 2014 ACC Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
Page joined ACC in 2000 and joined Golden State Foods Corp. in 2004. He has served on the ACC board of directors since 2009. Earlier in his career, Page practiced as a commercial litigator, then worked in the legal departments of Lucent Technologies and Avaya Inc., both in New Jersey. From 2012 to 2013, Page served as president of the National Bar Association. David R. Allgood, executive vice president and general counsel for Royal Bank of Canada, preceded Page as chair of the ACC board of directors.
Association of Corporate Counsel Appoints Afshan Akhtar as Board Member and Bahrain Representative
May 28 14
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) said its general counsel Afshan Akhtar has been appointed as board member and Bahrain representative of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), Middle East.
Association of Corporate Counsel Announces Executive Appointments
Oct 28 13
Association of Corporate Counsel announced new officers and members to the ACC 2014 Board of Directors. The new leaders were appointed immediately following the installment of new board Chairman, David Allgood, executive vice president and general counsel for Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), during the 2013 ACC Annual Meeting in Los Angeles. The 2014 officers are as follows: John Page, vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, Golden State Foods Corp. (vice-chair). Sabine A. Chalmers, chief legal and communications officer, Anheuser-Busch InBev (treasurer). William B. Sailer, Senior Vice President, Legal Counsel, QUALCOMM Incorporated (secretary) and Thomas Sabatino, Jr., executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Walgreen Co. (immediate past chair). Additionally, new directors, serving a three-year term, include: Alan K. Tse, executive vice president and general counsel for Churchill Downs Incorporated(member). Daniel R. Harper, associate general counsel for Canon Solutions America Inc.(member). Kirsten J. Hewitt, senior vice president corporate affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary for Whirlpool Corporation(member). Leslie M. Turner, senior vice president, general counsel and secretary for The Hershey Company (member) and Susan L. Blount, senior vice president and general counsel for Prudential Insurance Company of America(member).