Heather Russell Joins TransUnion As Its CLO And Executive Vice President

Heather Russell is an experienced legal executive who will be joining the team at TransUnion as the company’s Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President. She brings with her more than two decades of experience working in a diverse range of areas in the global financial services industry. She has worked in data privacy and security, mergers and acquisitions, financial services, Fintech, and regulatory compliance. She will report to Jim Peck, who is the CEO and President of TransUnion and will serve in a legal capacity.

Jim Peck commented that he believes that Heather Russell will make a great addition to the team at TransUnion and that her experience is something the company needs. Russell commented that TransUnion is a leader in the information solutions sector and that she is excited to add her experience and point of view in order to help it grow and better serve the public. She came over from Buckley Sandler, LLP., a law firm and also worked with Fifth Third Bank as its Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary.

Heather Russell earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree while studying at the College of William & Mary and went on to earn her Juris Doctor with honors while attending American University’s Washington College of Law. She worked with Bank of New York Mellon in the past serving as its Managing Director and Head of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs and also worked with Bank of America as its Associate General Counsel and Senior Vice President. TransUnion expects that she will do a wonderful job and is glad that she will be taking over for John Blenke who announced he would be retiring this year. If her track record is any indication of her talents, then TransUnion will be in the very best of hands. She also also an Assistant Professor of Mathematics.

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