Major, Lindsey & Africa has been engaged on an exclusive basis by Anixter International Inc. (“Anixter”) to identify a Corporate Counsel to work at Anixter’s headquarters in Glenview, Illinois (a Chicago suburb). With revenues of over $8 billion, Anixter (NYSE: AXE) is a leading global supplier of network and security solutions, electrical and electronic wire and cable, and utility and power solutions. With more than 100,000 customers in 50 countries, Anixter strives to meet its customers’ needs in three specialized sales forces - Electrical and Electronic Solutions, Networking and Security Solutions and Utility Power Solutions – and serves many diverse markets. Local candidates only.
The Corporate Counsel will be a key member of the Americas legal team and will provide commercial legal support to Anixter’s North American Sales, Product Marketing, and Procurement Teams. The right candidate will have at least six (6) to ten (10) years of substantial hands-on commercial legal experience, including a minimum of two (2) years in-house in a medium to large multinational company. S/he will have extensive drafting and negotiating skills and experience, and deep knowledge and understanding of U.S. commercial law. Experience and knowledge of Canadian commercial law is a plus. Real estate experience is an advantage. This attorney will be a member of Anixter’s global Legal Department consisting of 12 attorneys and will report to Anixter’s Assistant General Counsel and Regional Compliance Officer.
Please send a resume and cover letter in Word format to AnixterCorporateCounsel@mlaglobal.com for consideration. Please do not contact the Company directly; resumes sent to the Company will be routed back to MLA.
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