Alcoa names Kate Hargrove Ramundo future Arconic chief legal officer
The role will take effect upon the company’s separation later this year. Ms. Hargrove Ramundo comes to the future Arconic most recently from ANN, Inc., based in New York, where she served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.
Ms. Hargrove Ramundo earlier served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of Colgate-Palmolive.
Among her other positions during her 15-year tenure at Colgate, she served as General Counsel of the Europe/South Pacific division, and later managed global specialty legal activities throughout the entire Colgate world, including North America, Europe, Asia, South Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.
She began her career as a litigator, practicing at major New York-based law firms.
Ms. Hargrove Ramundo holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude, and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.
She will succeed Audrey Strauss, Alcoa Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, who plans to retire at the completion of Alcoa’s separation.