CPR WELCOMES NEW CORPORATE COUNSEL TO ITS BOARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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New York, NY – November 14, 2014: The International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR), the leading independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to help global businesses and their lawyers prevent and resolve disputes effectively and efficiently, announces two new additions to its elite Board of Directors. CPR’s two newest Board members are:

  • Kelly Mahon Tullier - Executive Vice President, General Counsel at Visa Inc.

Ms. Tullier joined Visa Inc. in June 2014 as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. In her role, she leads the global legal and compliance functions for Visa. Prior to joining Visa, Ms. Tullier worked at PepsiCo, Inc. as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel.

  • Luke W. Mette -Deputy General Counsel, Litigation at AstraZeneca.

Mr. Mette joined Astra Zeneca in March 1994 and is responsible for managing all global litigation, including patent, commercial litigation and product liability as well as government investigations throughout the world

“We are delighted to welcome these two talented and experienced new members to our Board of Directors,” said Noah J. Hanft, President and CEO of CPR. “As the practice of dispute resolution becomes increasingly global, Board members with their breadth of global experience are essential assets to the organization. These highly successful leaders will play a vital role in helping guide CPR in its mission to promote innovation and excellence in the resolution of commercial disputes.”

The Chairman of CPR’s Board of Directors is John S. Kiernan, Partner of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. The Vice Chairman is Barbara Daniele, Senior Executive Counsel, Strategic Initiatives of GE Capital, Americas. For a full list of CPR’s Board of Directors, biographies and additional information about CPR, click here.


About CPR:

CPR is the only independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to help global businesses and their lawyers resolve commercial disputes more cost effectively and efficiently. For over 30 years, the legal community has trusted CPR to deliver superior arbitrators and mediators and innovative solutions to business conflict. CPR’s membership comprises an elite group of ADR trailblazers, including executives and legal counsel from the world’s most successful companies and global law firms, government liaisons, retired judges, highly experienced neutrals, and leading academics. For more information, please visit www.cpradr.org.