Kellye L. Walker. Pic: Eastman
Walker is a seasoned executive with senior leadership knowledge spanning a number of industries, nearly a few many years of authorized knowledge and a powerful track record of approach enhancement, performing with boards of administrators with responsibility for authorized issues and company governance policies and techniques. Walker joins Eastman possessing most just lately served as executive vice president and main authorized officer of Huntington Ingalls, America’s greatest army shipbuilding business and federal government companies service provider, according to a press release by the business.
Prior to joining Huntington Ingalls in 2015, Walker served as main administrative officer, general counsel, and secretary at American Water Works, where she led a group of gurus possessing responsibility for the human assets, information and facts engineering, federal government affairs, company communications and legislation departments.
Right before joining American Water, she served as senior vice president and general counsel for Diageo North The usa where she was a member of the senior leadership group for the multi-nationwide Diageo. Walker also previously served as senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary for BJ’s Wholesale Club and as a company partner in private apply.
Walker has acquired her BS in business administration, marketing, from Louisiana Tech College and her JD from Emory College.
“The executive group and I are delighted that Kellye has agreed to be part of the Eastman group. Kellye provides huge knowledge after serving for in excess of eighteen several years as main authorized officer of other corporations in several industries. She is a verified senior advisor and people chief with an extraordinary track record of results, and we glance ahead to welcoming her to Eastman,” Mark Costa, board chair and main executive officer at Eastman stated.
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Eastman has introduced that Kellye L. Walker will be part of the business on April 13, 2020, as executive vice president and main authorized officer. Walker will think the place from Clark L. Jordan, who has been serving as Eastman’s interim main authorized officer due to the fact August 1, 2019. Jordan will continue to be with the business as a member of senior administration.