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BMW Financial Services North America, LLC (“BMW FS”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Associate General Counsel & Assistant Secretary to be located in Hilliard, Ohio (near Columbus). “BMW FS” or “the Company” is an equal opportunity employer.
The Associate General Counsel’s (“AGC”) primary role will be to direct and provide legal support and advice to BMW Group Financial Services in North America (including, but not limited to, BMW Financial Services NA, LLC, BMW Group Financial Services (Mexico), BMW Canada Inc., BMW Bank of North America (BMW Bank), Financial Services Vehicle Trust, and BMW Insurance Agency) and other BMW Group companies in and outside of the US in accordance with the policies and practices of the organization as well as federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The AGC oversees legal compliance to help minimize risk exposure and serves as a legal advisor to the executive and management teams on legal issues that impact the BMW Group Financial Services companies.
The AGC also acts as corporate Assistant Secretary to the BMW Bank and advises BMW Bank officers, directors, management, and employees on legal compliance, regulatory matters, and corporate governance. In addition, the AGC counsels BMW Group companies (including BMW AG, BMW of North America, LLC, and BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC) management, and employees on financial services, banking, and other legal issues and communicates and negotiates with law firms, government and regulatory entities, suppliers, and other various business partners and third parties.
BMW FS was established in 1993 to support the U.S. sales and marketing efforts of BMW NA by offering a wide range of leasing, retail, and wholesale financing services to customers. With total assets in excess of $40 Billion, BMW FS is a leader in innovation and customer service in the automotive industry.
Competitive base salary, target bonus, employee benefits and company car.
Yes, the company will relocate the right candidate to Hilliard, OH.
A minimum 10 years of corporate legal experience at a leading law firm, in-house or a combination thereof. Previous experience managing and leading a team in addition to legal expertise regarding banking, credit cards, contracts, retail and wholesale lending, leasing, commercial transactions, securitizations, e-contracting, privacy, litigation, and insurance is required. Experience with another auto company, financial services company or bank is desired (but not required).
Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search or directly to BMWAGC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact BMW FS directly; all resumes will be re-routed to MLA for handling, thereby delaying consideration of your candidacy.
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) is the world's largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. MLA also provides law firms and companies with highly-specialized legal... professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Committed to providing full service in response to the talent needs of its clients, MLA also provides executive search services through its affiliate, Allegis Partners. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted "Best Legal Recruiter" by readers of The National Law Journal. To learn more about MLA, visit www.mlaglobal.com. To learn more about Allegis Partners, visit www.allegis-partners.com