Joshua MarkusGeneral Counsel
General Counsel of North and Central American operations of Rexam PLC (ticker: REX (LSE)), a global packaging company, which is a member of FTSE. Manage Legal department and responsible for legal support to both operating businesses and corporate legal matters. Actively involved in numerous complex commercial transactions: sales, supply, technology licensing, joint venture, financing/debt and hedging transactions, mergers and acquisitions, managing litigation (including dispute resolutions) and regulatory and compliance supervision. Negotiated and drafted numerous sales contracts with the leading global beverage companies with per contract annual revenues of up to $1 Billion Dollars. Significant international experience, with emphasis on transactional/M&A and compliance matters. Additional expertise in corporate compliance (including internal investigations), anti-trust, real estate, environmental, human resources, trade and export/import matters. Work closely with cross functional colleagues (Sales, Supply Chain, Finance, Manufacturing, Human Resources, Tax ) in key areas of business. Also, work with internal and external auditors including responsibility for U.S. audit legal opinion. Serve as Senior Staff member for Beverage Can North America Sector, President of Rexam Inc. (U.S. holding company) and Director of all U.S. legal entities, Board member of Guatemalan and Panamanian joint venture, member of U.S. Investment Committee, Chair of Real Estate Committee, and member of Commodity Risk Committee.
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