The TransUnion Executive Committee recently released a press statement that indicated about Heather Russell joining their firm. The report noted that Heather Russell would participate as Chief Legal Officer and vice executive president of TransUnion. Heather will be responsible for government relations, corporate governance, consumer privacy relations, and all legal issues. She will be expected to report to the chief executive of TransUnion Jim Peck. Additionally, she will be a member of the TransUnion executive committee where she will give projections regarding the performance of the firm.
When TransUnion’s CEO Jim Peck was asked to comment on the nomination post of Heather Russell, he said that great talent was joining their operations. He added that Heather Russell would bring useful leadership skills which will strengthen TransUnion towards registering their growth, bring practical solutions to the firm and the customers.
According to Bloomberg, Heather Russell responded by stating that she is related to work with an ideal firm like TransUnion. She believes that TransUnion is a firm that is committed to providing information solutions to clients and thus providing them with a perfect chance to make informed decisions. Additionally, Heather Russell believes that her skills in legal finance will be of great use to the company and help TransUnion realize their objectives.
Russell is among the few individuals who are famous due to their exquisite job portfolios. She has over 20 years of experience with regards to the fields of data privacy and security, final consumer services, mergers and acquisition, corporate governance, FinTech, and regulatory compliance. Before joining TransUnion, Heather Russell served as the leader in financial institution regulation and supervisor in FinTech at a Law firm of Buckley Sandler. She has also served as the Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice president, and corporate secretary of Fifth Third Bank. Additionally, Heather Russell was named the Managing Director and the Head of Policy and Regulatory Affairs by the Bank of New York Mellon. Before joining Bank of New York Mellon, Heather served as an associate and the vice president of Bank of America. She also spent many years in Washington, DC doing mergers and acquisitions. Get in touch with Russell on LinkedIn.