Heather Rusell has been an attorney since 1997 having earned her Doctor of Law in that year at the American University, Washington College of Law. She started out her career in Alexandria, Virginia, where she was the law clerk for The Honorable Claude M. Hilton. She soon joined a law firm with offices in both Washington D.C. and London where she was a counsel. In June 2006 she joined Bank of America as an associate general counsel. In July 2011 Heather Russell was hired by BNY Mellon where she was their global chief regulatory counsel and led their office of public policy and regulatory affairs.
On May 1, 2018, it was announced that Heather Russell would be joining the executive team at the multinational firm TransUnion. She will be the chief legal office, executive vice president, and serve on their Executive Committee. She is being put in charge of legal matters as well as corporate governance, compliance, government relations, and consumer privacy functions. Heather Russell will be responsible for these duties for both TransUnion itself as well as all of its subsidiaries.
Jim Peck is the chief executive officer of TransUnion. He welcomed Heather Russell aboard in a statement saying that she would be a great addition to their leadership team. His company provides both consumers and this firm’s clients with innovative information services which are areas she is very familiar with.
In this same statement, Heather Russell said that she is looking forward to joining TransUnion as of June 4th. She said that she appreciates what TransUnion does for it customers as well as consumers and looks forward to helping this company meet its goals and responsibilities. In this statement, it was announced that she is replacing John Blenke as he is retiring in the next few months.
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