BrandSafway appoints new EVP, CLO

By Lindsey Anderson26 July 2021

Imran Hayat has joined BrandSafway as the company’s new executive vice president and chief legal officer, effective July 19.

Imran Hayat

“Imran has an excellent track record as a global strategic general counsel,” said Karl Fessenden, president and CEO of BrandSafway. “He has extensive experience building and managing legal, risk, compliance and governance teams, and developing strong partnerships internally and externally to drive enterprise and shareholder success. His strategic mindset coupled with his deep domain expertise makes him a great addition to our team.”

Most recently, Hayat served as EVP, general counsel and chief strategy officer for CHC Helicopter Corporation. Prior to CHC, Hayat was in private practice where he advised some of the world’s preeminent public and private companies.

Hayat said, “I’m excited to join the BrandSafway team,” said Hayat. “BrandSafway is a dynamic and growing company with a strong executive team and a great internal legal and risk team. The company is well-positioned for continued success.”

Hayat earned his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco and holds a bachelor’s degree in both economics and diplomacy and world affairs from Occidental College in Los Angeles

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