Panasonic Avionics names new General Counsel
Panasonic Avionics Corporation has appointed Kimberly Chainey as its General Counsel.
As chief legal officer and a member of the executive team, Chainey will advise Panasonic Avionics’ leadership on the company’s strategic direction. She will also oversee legal issues, work on compliance and analyze future legislation affecting the company.
Chainey has more than 15 years experience advising senior executives of Fortune 500 companies, venture businesses and government entities.
Before joining Panasonic Avionics, Chainey was Association General Counsel of Global M&A, Strategy and Innovation Avis Budget Group. Before that, she served as The Hershey Company’s, Associate General Counsel, International. She also has held roles with a number of other leading firms including Morgan Lewis and Procter & Gamble.
She earned her Juris Doctor from The University of Pennsylvania Law School and her MBA from The Wharton School of Business. Chainey also received her BA in Environmental Science, cum laude from Harvard University, Harvard-Radcliffe College.