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Date: Feb 10, 2019

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022-2692

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Assistant General Counsel, Transactions


The Assistant General Counsel, Transactions will set the global legal strategy for Global Strategic Sourcing (GSS),
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Contract Governance. This role will manage both the financial and
operational aspects of global transactions. This position will also sit on the leadership staff for GSS and Corporate
Strategy.

Lead Global Transactions Center of Excellence:
• Set global legal strategy for Contract Governance Center of
Excellence.
• Manage complex global M&A transactions and procurement
negotiations.
• Act as subject matter expert on procurement law including
drafting and negotiating agreements and managing distressed
suppliers.
Business Partner:
• Lead lawyer and member of extended staff for global
procurement and corporate strategy teams.
• Set the legal strategy and create and deliver legal plan, including
training, for global procurement and corporate strategy teams.
Management Skills:
• Develop and maintain a Global Contract Governance Center of
Excellence.
• Ability to manage both the operational and financial aspects for
global legal team.
• Implement processes to drive synergies, savings, strong
governance and risk mitigation for global procurement
organization and for all transactions.
Impactful People Leader:
• Responsible for managing a team of ~5 lawyers and other
professionals who directly report to the position.
• Indirectly manage a global team of procurement lawyers.
• Accountable for Diversity, Engagement and Succession Planning
for team.

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Job Segment: M&A, Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Management, Operations

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