Whirlpool Corporation has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Securities Counsel.
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), located in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Whirlpool’s iconic brand portfolio, includes KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, and JennAir to name a few. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers.
This role will report to Whirlpool’s Corporate Secretary, and will be responsible for preparing SEC filings (Form 8-Ks, proxy statements, and Section 16 filings) and advising on compliance with SEC rules, NYSE listing standards, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and other corporate governance rules and regulations. Prior legal experience (5+ years gained in private practice and/or as in-house counsel) counseling and advising on federal securities laws and corporate governance, with an emphasis on ’34 Act matters is required. The successful candidate must also be interested in broadening his or her skill set in other substantive legal areas. The role offers a highly competitive compensation package and relocation is being offered.
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