TRU Names New General Counsel, EVP

Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Cornell Boggs as its executive vice president and general counsel, effective Feb. 15.

April 6, 2018

TRU Names New General Counsel, EVP

In his new role, Boggs will be responsible for leading all legal, corporate governance and legislative matters for the company. He will also provide advice and counsel to the leadership team on a range of issues, including those focused on achieving the company’s growth objectives.

Boggs joins TRU from Dow Corning Corporation, where he served as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. In that role, he oversaw teams in Asia, Europe and Latin America, in addition to the U.S., and was responsible for legal, government affairs, compliance and ethics. He was also chief responsibility and ethics officer for MillerCoors/Coors Brewing Company and has held senior level roles with global companies including Tyco Plastics and Adhesives, Intel Corporation, Anheuser-Busch and Monsanto.

“Cornell’s extensive global experience extends well beyond traditional legal issues,”

says Dave Brandon, chairman and chief executive officer. “He brings strong leadership skills, business acumen and an appreciation for the unique complexities of our company. I am confident that he will make a significant contribution to our ongoing transformation and plans for growth.”

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