When it was announced that Transunion was hiring Heather Russell as their Chief Legal Officer, many people took notice of this. It was, after all, a very wise move to hire her and place her in this position as she has the experience behind her to do the job that she was hired for. Her 20 years experience is what made her the right choice for the position. Her duties will include dealing with contracts involving the government as well as overseeing regulations and policies that will keep Transunion moving in the right direction.
A graduate of William and Mary, it was apparent that when she got out of college, she was on the path to greatness. Since getting her Doctor of Law Degree in 1997, Heather Russell has been working with a number of companies and has helped them in all of their legal affairs. This has been her strong suit and is what got the attention of Transunion in helping them to make a hiring decision.
According to Wikipedia, one of the things that so many of the people that have worked with heather is that she is goal driven and has a passion to be a leader of a team. That is something that Transunion feels will come in handy as they continue to forge their path to being the leader in their industry. Heather Russell is a wonderful addition to the team at Transunion and as such will lead the team under her as well as the company into their next phase of growth.
Transunion made a good decision and the leadership knows that in hiring Russell they are getting an expert that will be able to keep the legal department at Transunion running without incident and will give some helpful insight from the years of experience that she has.