Major Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) has been exclusively retained by dormakaba Group (“dormakaba”) to conduct a search for a Chief Counsel – Americas (“Counsel”). Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Overview: The role will be a hands-on “roll up your sleeves” position involving the direct practice of law, as well as the management of three staff members. Secondarily, this lawyer will assist the senior management team in achieving preeminence in the sector. Company: dormakaba Group is one of the top three companies in the global market for access and security solutions. With strong brands such as Dorma and Kaba in the Company’s portfolio, they are a single source for products, solutions, and services related to doors and secure access to buildings and rooms. dormakaba Group is being represented globally in over 130 countries by its own activities and numerous cooperation partners. dormakaba Group is listed at the SIX Swiss exchange, is headquartered in Rümlang (Zurich / Switzerland) and generated in financial year 2015/2016 a turnover of over CHF 2.3 billion with around 16,000 employees.Compensation: Competitive.Location: Indianapolis, IN.Relocation: Yes, but local/regional candidates preferred.
Experience: The successful candidate will have 15+ years of commercial and/or corporate transactional legal experience in a similarly sized or larger international manufacturing company. Public company experience and large law firm training are strongly desired.
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