Kroll Appoints Shai Waisman as Firm President
New York – Kroll, the world’s premier provider of services and digital products related to governance, risk and transparency, today announced that Nicole Lamb-Hale and Philip Hadley have been appointed to the firm’s board of directors.
Having practiced at Kroll for five years, Lamb-Hale brings to the board a unique understanding of the firm’s culture and operations. Lamb-Hale has 30 years of executive-level experience in the public and private sectors, advising on global commercial, compliance and governance matters. Following her tenure at Kroll as Managing Director in the firm’s Business Intelligence and Investigations practice, Washington, D.C. City Leader and Fellow of the Kroll Institute, effective in May, she will join Cummins, Inc. as Vice President and General Counsel. Before joining Kroll, Lamb-Hale was Senior Vice President at Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy consultancy. In 2010, Lamb-Hale was nominated by President Obama and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing and Services in the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration. Prior to serving as Assistant Secretary, she served by presidential appointment as the Deputy General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Commerce. Prior to her government service, Lamb-Hale was an equity partner in two international law firms where she specialized in business restructuring and public finance. In addition to Kroll, Lamb-Hale serves on the board of Federal Realty Investment Trust.
As Kroll continues a rapid advancement of its digital transformation, Hadley brings over 30 years of experience in software and data to the board. Hadley previously served as Chairman and CEO of FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications and industry-leading service. He joined FactSet in 1985 as a consultant and held various roles before ultimately serving as CEO for fifteen years. Hadley also previously served as Chairman of RS Energy Group from 2017-2020. In addition to Kroll, Hadley serves as Chairman of RocketReach and Clean Origin, a board member of Calero Software and Lazard Growth Acquisition Corp. I, and on the board of advisors of Kum & Go.
Noah Gottdiener, Executive Chairman of Kroll and Chair of the Kroll Board of Directors, commented, “As we continue to advance our ESG agenda and accelerate our digital strategy, I am thrilled to welcome two of the brightest minds in these areas to our board. Nicole and Phil bring years of expertise to further diversify and strengthen our leadership, and I welcome their new perspectives.”
Lamb-Hale commented, “I am thrilled to remain affiliated with Kroll and to continue supporting the firm’s long-term value creation strategy. Together with Noah, Jake and the rest of the board, I look forward to working together on initiatives to strengthen the firm’s culture and promote the ethos of good governance for which Kroll is best known by its clients.”
Hadley added, “Kroll is at a transformative period of growth, with a great opportunity to leverage data to drive business and increase its level of client service. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to lend my experience to the company and the board to build on their mandate of bringing tech-forward solutions to the market.”
Kroll is the world’s premier provider of services and digital products related to valuation, governance, risk and transparency. We work with clients across diverse sectors in the areas of valuation, expert services, investigations, cyber security, corporate finance, restructuring, legal and business solutions, data analytics and regulatory compliance. Our firm has nearly 5,000 professionals in 30 countries and territories around the world. For more information, visit www.kroll.com.