LAKE FOREST, Calif. -- Catherine L. Razzano has been named Chief Compliance Officer by the Panasonic Avionics Corp., where she will be responsible for seeing the company comply with laws, regulatory requirements, policies and procedures.
Razzano previously served as Assistant General Counsel and Director at the General Dynamics Corp., with responsibilities including counsel on its business and legal strategies, and legal department budget management.
She also served as lead counsel for General Dynamics' Government Relations Department, in addition to guiding the company's compliance efforts with anti-bribery laws, export controls, economic sanctions, anti-boycott regulations, anti-money laundering, and third-party intermediary agreements and due diligence requirements.
"It is my great pleasure to welcome Catherine to our team at Panasonic, said Hideo Nakano, CEO of Panasonic Avionics. "She brings with her extensive legal experience that will be instrumental as our business continues to evolve and move forward."
Razzano has also worked at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, and Clifford Chance LLP.
She holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law, and undergraduate degrees in international relations and Spanish from Boston University.
"This is a very exciting time to be joining Panasonic, and I look forward to working alongside my colleagues to ensure the company's policies are robust in today's business environment," Razzano said.
Intelligent Aerospace reported Panasonic Avionics had named Gaston Sandoval as its Global Head of Marketing and Product Management earlier this month.