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Amazon Hires Nuala O’Connor as Privacy Lead

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September 4, 2012

Former IAPP chairwoman Nuala O’Connor, CIPP/US, CIPP/G, has been hired by Amazon to fill a newly created role as the firm’s top privacy counsel, The Wall Street Journal reports. O’Connor has been chief privacy leader at General Electric since 2005 and was previously chief privacy officer at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Prior to her work at DHS, O’Connor served as the first privacy counsel at DoubleClick and was part of a team that “would become among the first and most high-profile privacy pros in the country.” She will fill the position of vice president and associate general counsel, compliance and privacy. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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