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Nov 07, 2022

Tenable hires former HP attorney as legal chief

Michelle VonderHaar was previously deputy general counsel and assistant secretary at HP

Cyber-security company Tenable has recruited Michelle VonderHaar as its chief legal officer and general counsel.

VonderHaar most recently was senior vice president, deputy general counsel and assistant secretary at HP. In that role, she was involved in reshaping the company’s ​​commercial global legal affairs team, expanding it from a three-region model to nine geographic markets, according to Tenable.

Michelle VonderHaar

Before joining HP in 2018, VonderHaar was senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Veritas Technologies. She has also previously held various legal positions in Symantec Corporation. Her earlier private practice experience includes working at O’Melveny & Myers. VonderHaar’s legal experience includes governance, compliance, M&A, corporate financing, litigation, global trade and other matters.

Amit Yoran, CEO of Tenable, says in a statement: ‘With her keen business insights and legal acumen, Michelle has an impressive record of enabling technology innovation and international expansion. Her background and expertise are invaluable to the organization and we’re excited to have her.’

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...