Kelly Counsel Retires
Kelly Counsel Retires
Kelly Services, Inc, has announced that Daniel T. Lis, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, plans to retire effective January 1, 2013.
Carl T. Camden, President and CEO, commented, "Dan's trusted counsel and expert leadership have been a tremendous asset to Kelly® throughout his nearly 10-year tenure. He has been a vital member of our executive team and has contributed greatly to Kelly's success. We are honored to have had Dan as a colleague, and we wish him all the best in his retirement."
Among his accomplishments at Kelly, Lis is noted for establishing a strong corporate governance program defining clear risk management principles and driving them into core business practices and navigating constant regulatory change by mandating global governance and ethics standards.
Following Lis' retirement, Peter Quigley, currently the company's Senior Vice President, Global Client Relationship Team, will assume the role of General Counsel. Quigley joined Kelly Services in 2002 as Vice President, Contracts Administration and was appointed Associate General Counsel in 2005. He was promoted to his current role in 2008, and has been responsible for managing and expanding Kelly's relationships with its largest global clients. Prior to joining Kelly, Quigley served more than 10 years in private practice and corporate attorney roles. He was Corporate Counsel for Lucent Technologies' Mergers and Acquisitions Group, New Ventures Group, and Mobility Segment and served as senior attorney at AT&T, where he represented the company in international joint ventures and alliances, investments, and restructuring.
Also upon Lis' retirement, James Polehna, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, will add the role of Corporate Secretary to his function. Polehna has been serving as the company's Assistant Corporate Secretary for the past three years. Prior to joining Kelly in 2001, Polehna was Vice President of Investor Relations and Strategic Planning Officer for Citizens Banking Corporation, where his 20-year tenure included serving in various leadership roles in the areas of corporate governance and CRA/Fair Lending compliance, as well as serving as the company's Section 16 compliance officer and assistant secretary for Citizens' network of subsidiary banks.