AccuWeather Enhances Global Leadership Team with Appointment of Former Tyco International Executive as General Counsel
- November 16, 2017; 2:23 PM
Marc Lemberg's extensive experience and expertise in international technology business furthers AccuWeather's growth as a diversified global media and data analytics platform.
AccuWeather Global Weather Center - November 16, 2017 - AccuWeather, the largest and fastest-growing source of weather forecasts and warnings as well as a global leader of digital media and weather-related big data, today announced that attorney Marc Lemberg has joined its leadership team as General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer. Lemberg is former Vice President and Associate General Counsel and Vice President, Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions, for Tyco International.
Lemberg will advise the executive team on all legal matters affecting the company. Having spent his career in technology businesses in both legal and business leadership roles, Lemberg brings to AccuWeather a unique, dual perspective as a leader of global law teams as well as a profit-and-loss leader in dynamic and challenging growth environments.
"Marc has an impressive track record in his former roles, including his most recent position at the multibillion dollar fire and security company Tyco," said Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder, President and Chairman of AccuWeather. "Marc's proven expertise in handling the wide range of complex legal issues faced by global companies will make him a critical addition to our leadership team as we continue to expand globally."
At Tyco International - a global leader in smart building systems, B2B and B2C subscriber services, industrial infrastructure and retail analytics through its global brands such as ADT, SIMPLEX, ANSUL, SENSORMATIC and SHOPPERTRAK - Lemberg was a divisional General Counsel; enterprise law leader in intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, and labor/employment law; and an operating leader as Vice President of Strategy and Marketing.
Lemberg joins other significant recent additions to the AccuWeather leadership team, including Chief Revenue Officer Eric Danetz, former Senior Vice President and General Manager, Time Inc.; Senior Vice President of Sales Bill McGarry, former Chief Revenue Officer at The Daily Beast; and Advertising Sales Director Deirdre Daly-Markowski, former Executive Director of Digital at Hearst.
"Weather affects every person in the world," said Marc Lemberg, General Counsel. "What attracted me to AccuWeather is its ability to use industry-leading science and advanced data analytics to deliver a product that helps billions of consumers and enterprises solve real problems every day - all on platforms that are incredibly simple to use. It is a fantastic team, rooted in science, with an incredible growth story behind it and a big runway in front."
Lemberg previously held legal and regulatory leadership positions in the U.S. and Europe in the telecom and IT industries with Avaya and its predecessor, Lucent Technologies / Bell Labs-global leaders in the development, manufacture, sale and delivery of communications solutions and systems integration for enterprise networks, public networks and contact centers. He began his career as a lawyer with Morgan Lewis, where he focused on technology mergers and acquisitions, venture-stage companies and SEC matters.
Lemberg holds an A.B. from Princeton University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Festival Orchestra.
AccuWeather delivers weather forecasts and warnings with well-documented Superior Accuracy™. In the most comprehensive study ever undertaken of forecast accuracy, an independent analysis of over 30 million forecasts by industry tracker ForecastWatch concluded that AccuWeather had the highest level of accuracy in all three categories it verified, temperature, precipitation and wind. By providing the most accurate forecasts and warnings, AccuWeather helps save more lives, keeps more people safe, and helps companies plan more effectively in all weather conditions.
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Nearly 2 billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hourly and Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smartphones, tablets, free wired and mobile Internet sites, connected TVs, and Internet appliances, as well as via radio, television, and newspapers. Established in 1962 by Founder, President, and Chairman Dr. Joel N. Myers - a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society who was recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine's Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs - AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites.
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