On May 1st, 2018, John Peck the President and Chief Executive Officer of TransUnion announced the hiring of Heather Russell as Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President of TransUnion and will begin her tenure on June 4th. John Peck praises the background and experience of Heather Russell and notes that she will be a relevant and productive member of their executive team and also serve on their executive committee. Furthermore, he says that she will be an integral part of their new information solutions and growth strategies that will provide tremendous benefits for their customers and ultimately the consumers who rely on their information and resources.
Heather Russell comes to TransUnion with a very strong portfolio of work experience in high-level legal and executive positions that are providing the intellectual understanding and analysis capabilities to take on this position at one of the world’s most respected credit reporting agencies. Heather has served as a partner at Buckley Sandler LLP most recently where she was a Partner and provides direction and legal structuring for their fintech practices and financial institutions regulations. Before her hiring at Buckley Sandler, Heather Russell served at Fifth Third Bank as their Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. She also served Bank of America as their Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel and provided years of valuable legal guidance for the organization developed an experience level that has continued to propel her career in business law in the financial institution industry.
Heather Russell was educated at the College of William and Mary where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree and she continued to her education at American University’s Washington College of Law where she graduated with her Juris Degree with honors. William Peck and Transunion are proud to have Heather Russell as they’re new CLO and are sure she will provide the necessary corporate governance and legal direction for the organization to continue along their path of successful reliable information solutions for their customers and clients.
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