“Protecting the privacy of our data and information is one of our highest priorities, and an expectation of our customers, stakeholders and board of directors,” KAR Global Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary Chuck Coleman said in a news release.
Bray’s added responsibility includes navigating what the company describes as a “complex and changing regulatory landscape.”
KAR Global said Bray takes on that responsibility as the company evolves into an even more data-driven, technology-enabled company.
“Michelle has been instrumental to protecting KAR’s intellectual properties and fostering innovation throughout the organization,” Coleman said.
He continued, “Her unique experience and skillset will help us continue to meet and exceed those expectations in the rapidly-changing data and technology landscape of our company and industry.”
Before this new announcement on her expanded role as chief privacy officer, Bray led the legal aspects of safeguarding KAR’s intellectual properties.
That has involved maintaining global trademark and brand licenses, seeking patent protection for company innovations and inventions and providing counsel on trade secret protection, global and national laws, and regulations.
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