Lumber Liquidators hires chief compliance and legal officer
Toano-based Lumber Liquidators announced Tuesday it has named Jill Witter chief compliance and legal officer.
Witter has served as a consultant and adviser to the hardwood-floor retailer since early July. In her new role, Witter will direct the company’s legal matters, including litigation management, compliance, quality assurance and public affairs.
According to Lumber Liquidators, Witter has a background in compliance and legal experience in forest products. Most recently she was the general counsel and ethics and compliance officer at Novation LLC. During her tenure, the company earned the Ethics Inside Certification from the Ethisphere Institute and was named to Ethisphere's lists of the World's Most Ethical Companies for three years.
Witter’s past experience also includes serving as general counsel at Rayonier Inc. and the Forest Resources Division of the International Paper Co.
She will report directly to Thomas D. Sullivan, Lumber Liquidators’ founder and acting CEO.