Accomplished Attorney Thomas Lynn Appointed General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at MGP
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Specializing in counseling senior management teams and boards of directors of publicly- and privately-held companies, Lynn has become familiar with MGP in recent years through his association with the
"As part of the continued growth and evolution of MGP, we created the position of general counsel," said
Rindom added, "As a critical member of our executive leadership team, T.J. will perform an important role in supporting MGP's business goals and commitment to growth by providing counsel on issues of overarching importance to the company. His previously acquired knowledge of MGP and our business operations is a big plus, and will make for a smooth transition to his new position here."
As general counsel, Lynn will have responsibility for commercial matters, litigation oversight, environmental matters, corporate compliance obligations, intellectual property and labor/employment laws, contracts and day-to-day legal matters. Corporate secretary responsibilities will include counseling the board and senior management on matters relating to relevant federal and state securities laws, and assuring compliance with applicable corporate government requirements and best practices in conjunction with outside counsel.
"I am thrilled and honored to join MGP," said Lynn. "I look forward to engaging in this new opportunity to more directly support the company's strategic initiatives. MGP is positioning itself for long-term growth and I'm excited to help drive the company's success."
Prior to his years with
Lynn earned his juris doctorate with honors at the
Founded in 1941, MGP is a leading supplier of premium distilled spirits and specialty wheat proteins and starches. Distilled spirits include bourbon and rye whiskeys, gins and vodkas, which are carefully crafted through a combination of art and science and backed by a long history of experience. The company's proteins and starches are created in the same manner and provide a host of functional, nutritional and sensory benefits for a wide range of food products. MGP additionally is a top producer of high quality industrial alcohol for use in both food and non-food applications. The company is headquartered in
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