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Feb 07, 2022

Edgewell hires chief legal officer

LaTanya Langley joining from BIC Corp where she has been general counsel

NYSE-listed Edgewell Personal Care Company has appointed LaTanya Langley as its chief legal officer, effective February 28.

She will be based in the company’s Shelton, Connecticut office and will report to president and CEO Rod Little.

Langley is joining Edgewell having spent more than six years at BIC Corp, most recently as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. In that role, she has led a team with global responsibility for legal strategy and execution, in addition to matters such as compliance, corporate governance, complex litigation management, human resources/employee relations, crisis management and commercial transactions.

According to her LinkedIn profile, Langley previously spent seven years working in the legal team at alcoholic drinks company Diageo. She began her legal career in private practice as an associate at law firms Paul Hastings, Weil Gotshal & Manges and Shipman & Goodwin, specializing in corporate law and business finance and restructuring.

Edgewell is a consumer products company with brands such as Schick and Wilkinson Sword men’s shaving products, Playtex, Banana Boat, Hawaiian Tropic and Wet Ones.

Little says in a statement: ‘I am very excited to have LaTanya join our global leadership team. She brings a proven track record and highly relevant experience to the role, which will allow her to have an immediate, positive impact.

‘Additionally, LaTanya is an experienced team builder and a strong leader, and her personal values and beliefs are closely aligned with what we are building here at Edgewell. I’m confident she will not only enhance our culture, but also quickly establish herself as an invaluable partner to our business leaders around the world.’

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...