Hanover, Maryland (PRWEB) March 15, 2012
Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s leading legal search firm, announced today the placement of Mark S. Molina as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary of SafeNet Inc. Molina will serve as a key member of the SafeNet executive team with primary responsibility for directing the company’s worldwide legal affairs and providing advice on the company’s legal and strategic business issues. He will also serve as secretary to the company’s Board of Directors and its various committees. The search was led by Julie Bonasso and Deborah Thompson, Managing Directors in MLA’s Philadelphia office.
“This position requires an exceptionally accomplished attorney with a distinguished professional record, and a strong business orientation,” says Julie Bonasso, Managing Director at MLA. “Mark is ideal for SafeNet,” adds Deborah Thompson. “He is an outstanding corporate generalist with a combination of top-tier law firm and in-house training and has served as Chief Legal Officer of fast-moving publically traded corporations with global footprints in the technology industry.”
Prior to accepting the position with SafeNet, Molina was Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, and Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer, for L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc., a company that designs, develops, manufactures and sells technology for human identification purposes. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Secretary for Identix Incorporated, a leading provider of multi-modal biometric technologies. He has also served as Senior Counsel of Harris Corporation, and worked as an attorney in private firms domestically and abroad, including Shearman and Sterling in New York City, where he began his career. Molina holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and a B.A. from Wesleyan University. He is a member of the New York, California, and Minnesota Bars.
About SafeNet, Inc.
Founded in 1983, SafeNet, Inc. is one of the largest information security companies in the world, and is trusted to protect the most sensitive data for market-leading organizations around the globe. SafeNet’s data-centric approach focuses on the protection of high value information throughout its lifecycle, from the data center to the cloud. More than 25,000 customers across commercial enterprises and government agencies trust SafeNet to protect and control access to sensitive data, manage risk, ensure compliance, and secure virtual and cloud environments.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa 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. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ 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 has been voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in a recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at http://www.mlaglobal.com.