17 December 2021 - Deborah Wilkes
Reckitt and Recordati have announced people appointments.
Reckitt hires general counsel
Reckitt has hired Catheryn O’Rourke as general counsel and company secretary with effect from 1 February 2022.
O’Rourke joins Reckitt from Smith & Nephew where she was chief legal and compliance officer and a member of the Executive Committee.
She takes over from Rupert Bondy who is joining UnitedHealth Group as general counsel.
Recordati appoints non-executive director
Recordati has appointed Kim Stratton as a non-executive and non-independent director.
The Italian pharmaceutical company pointed out that Stratton had more than 30 years of experience in biopharmaceuticals, having worked for AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Novartis and Shire. She is currently a non-executive director of Novozymes and Vifor.
Stratton replaces Francesco Balestrieri who resigned with effect from 15 October 2021.