Allied Universal names Loretta Cecil as Global General Counsel

Loretta Cecil - Allied Universal

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Allied Universal has announced that Loretta Cecil will join the organization as Global General Counsel, effective 17 June 2024.

In this role, Cecil will serve as the company’s Chief Legal Officer, providing strategic legal guidance and overseeing the company’s global legal function. 

She will report directly to Steve Jones, Global Chairman and CEO at Allied Universal.

Experience in legal

According to the company, Cecil has over 40 years’ experience as an executive and legal professional, most recently as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Change Healthcare, one of the world’s largest healthcare IT companies.

In that role, she led all legal and compliance support for Change Healthcare’s successful initial public offering in June 2019.

“Loretta’s experience leading phenomenal legal teams at publicly traded companies and technology focused organizations perfectly lines up with the future I see for Allied Universal,” Jones said.

“Her leadership and mentorship will help secure our future and I’m looking forward to working with her as a trusted advisor.”

In addition to Change Healthcare, Cecil spent more than a decade at McKesson Corporation where she served as Senior Vice President, Governance Relations and General Counsel for the technology solutions business unit.

Cecil received her law degree with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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