HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — American Tire Distributors (ATD) has hired former Twentieth Century Fox Television executive Carol Genis as its legal officer and general counsel executive.
According to ATD, North America's largest independent tire distributor, Ms. Genis will continue building on ATD's "strong momentum" through her legal expertise. As new chief compliance officer and general counsel executive, she will report to ATD President and CEO Stuart Schuette.
"Carol has a strong background and diverse experience in successfully managing complex legal and business affairs," Mr. Schuette said. "We're excited for her to bring her leadership and counsel to further our growth and success."
Ms. Genis has more than 25 years of experience in managing legal and business affairs, corporate transactions, mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, financings, operations, compliance, corporate governance matters, intellectual property and complex litigation for public and privately held companies, across a range of industries.
Ms. Genis served as executive vice president, legal affairs at Twentieth Century Fox Television, where she managed the legal department and was responsible for all legal matters regarding the studio.
Before joining Fox. Ms. Genis was an equity partner at global law firm K&L Gates, specializing in commercial litigation, media, entertainment and intellectual property law.