ATLANTA, March 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM) announced today that Todd Sheldon will join the company as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary effective March 20, 2017. Sheldon succeeds Steve Cook, who recently retired after a decade-long career at PulteGroup. Reporting to Company CEO Ryan Marshall, Sheldon will be responsible for all of PulteGroup’s legal activities including public company filings, financial transactions, litigation and mergers and acquisitions.
Sheldon joins PulteGroup from Atlanta-based Americold, the world’s largest provider of temperature-controlled storage and distribution logistics solutions, where he was executive vice president and general counsel responsible for legal department and administrative functions including real estate, M&A and risk management. During his career, Sheldon served as senior vice president and general counsel for SUPERVALU, one of the nation’s largest food distributors, and vice president and senior legal counsel for Medtronic Spine, a division of Medtronic, Inc. Prior to moving in-house Sheldon practiced corporate and securities law at the Chicago law firms of Chapman & Cutler LLP and Fagel Haber.
“Todd has an outstanding business and academic background, and a demonstrated track record leading the legal and related functions for public companies,” said Ryan Marshall, PulteGroup president and CEO. “Todd’s legal expertise in combination with his broad business experience make him the ideal leader for this position as we continue to grow our operations and work to deliver long-term shareholder value.”
Sheldon earned his B.A. in International Relations from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from DePaul College of Law.
PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM), based in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of America’s largest homebuilding companies with operations in approximately 50 markets throughout the country. Through its brand portfolio that includes Centex, Pulte Homes, Del Webb, DiVosta Homes and John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, the company is one of the industry’s most versatile homebuilders able to meet the needs of multiple buyer groups and respond to changing consumer demand. PulteGroup conducts extensive research to provide homebuyers with innovative solutions and consumer inspired homes and communities to make lives better.
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