BrandSafway, a global leader in access and industrial services, has announced that Imran Hayat has joined the company as executive vice president (EVP) and chief legal officer (CLO), effective July 19, 2021.
“Imran has an excellent track record as a global strategic general counsel,” said Karl Fessenden, president and CEO of BrandSafway. “He has extensive experience building and managing legal, risk, compliance and governance teams, and developing strong partnerships internally and externally to drive enterprise and shareholder success. His strategic mindset coupled with his deep domain expertise makes him a great addition to our team."
Most recently, Hayat served as EVP, general counsel and chief strategy officer for CHC Helicopter Corporation. Prior to CHC, Hayat was in private practice where he advised some of the world’s preeminent public and private companies.
Hayat is looking forward to working with the BrandSafway leadership and legal teams. “I’m excited to join the BrandSafway team,” said Hayat. “BrandSafway is a dynamic and growing company with a strong executive team and a great internal legal and risk team. The company is well-positioned for continued success."
Hayat earned his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco and holds a bachelor’s degree in both economics and diplomacy and world affairs from Occidental College in Los Angeles.