Allegion selects Stacey Cozad as new General Counsel


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Allegion has selected Stacy Cozad as the company’s new Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, effective 5 August 2024.

In this role, Cozad will have responsibility for Allegion’s global legal affairs, trade compliance, enterprise risk management and corporate communications functions.

She will succeed Jeff Braun, who has announced plans to retire on 31 December, 2024 and will serve as an advisor during the transition.

Cozad has nearly 30 years of experience spanning law, public affairs, compliance, sustainability, corporate communications and cybersecurity.

Most recently, she has served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Ingevity Corporation, a publicly traded (NYSE: NGVT) global company with nearly $2 billion in 2023 revenue. 

Shape the next phase of growth

“Stacy is well-regarded for her extensive professional experiences, strategic problem-solving and commitment to core values and we are excited to welcome her to Allegion,” said John H. Stone, President and CEO, Allegion.

“As a member of our executive leadership team, she will help shape our next phase of growth and innovation.

“We are very grateful for Jeff’s many contributions to our company over the last decade.

“It’s been an honor to work alongside him, and we wish him the best in his retirement.”

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