Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (Company) to conduct a search for a General Counsel position.
Overview: Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer of the company in Norcross, GA (suburban Atlanta), the General Counsel (“GC”) serves as the chief legal officer of FLEETCOR and is a member of the senior leadership team. The GC is responsible for providing strategic legal and business advice in various areas, such as mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, securities laws and regulations, commercial contracts, technology agreement, payments law, domestic and international business transactions, litigation management, intellectual property, risk management and antitrust.
Company: FLEETCOR is a $2.2 billion leading independent global provider of specialized payment products and services including fleet cards, food cards, corporate lodging discount cards and other specialized payment services for businesses throughout the world. Market capitalization about $15 billion. With nearly 8,000 employees FLEETCOR operates in North America, Europe, Brazil and Australia/New Zealand.
Compensation:Competitive compensation package includes base, bonus and equity commensurate with experience.
Experience: 12-15+ years of legal experience including serving as a General Counsel or Deputy General Counsel in a publicly-traded business to business company. Candidates must possess considerable in-house experience as a corporate lawyer ideally with an international technology or payments company, and be capable of handling all of the legal and business issues associated with advising a public company with an active acquisition pipeline.
Relos:Yes. Local candidates desirable.
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