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Aug 22, 2022

Dynatrace appoints general counsel and ESG leader

Nicole Fitzpatrick previously worked at cloud computing firm Akamai Technologies

NYSE-listed software intelligence company Dynatrace has appointed Nicole Fitzpatrick as general counsel.

In her new role, Fitzpatrick oversees all Dynatrace legal and regulatory affairs globally and leads the company’s global ESG program.

According to her LinkedIn profile, she previously spent 13 years at cloud computing firm Akamai Technologies in a number of positions, most recently chief ESG officer and deputy general counsel. Before Akamai, she was a partner with law firm Goodwin Procter. Before that she was an attorney with the law firm now known as WilmerHale.

Amid a growing focus on human capital management at companies and among investors, Dynatrace has also hired Sue Quackenbush as its first chief people officer. Quackenbush is responsible for leading the company’s talent strategies and promoting a workplace culture intended to foster innovation, customer focus and inclusiveness. She was previously chief human resources officer at Vonage.

Rick McConnell, Dynatrace CEO, says in a statement: ‘I am delighted to welcome Nicole and Sue to Dynatrace. Nicole’s leadership experience in the technology industry and proven track record of delivering results position her to be a catalyst for impact at Dynatrace as our general counsel. In addition, her appointment to lead the Dynatrace ESG program underscores our deep commitment to long-term sustainable growth.

‘Similarly, creating a chief people officer position is essential to build on our vibrant culture and engaging employee experience and to attract the best talent in every function across our teams worldwide.’

Ben Maiden

Ben Maiden is the editor-at-large of Governance Intelligence, an IR Media publication, having joined the company in December 2016. He is based in New York. Ben was previously managing editor of Compliance Reporter, covering regulatory and compliance...