United Technologies Corporation announced the appointment of NAFUSA member Kevin O’Connor to the new role role of Vice President, Global Compliance, effective March 19, 2012. He will lead the global business practices function for UTC, charged with ensuring full implementation and compliance with the company’s code of ethics throughout the many countries in which UTC operates.
O’Connor served as the Associate Attorney General of the United States, Chief of Staff to the Attorney General, Associate Deputy Attorney General, and Chair of DOJ’s Intellectual Property Task Force. He also served as U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut and Senior Counsel with the SEC’s Division of Enforcement. O’Connor is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law. He joins UTC from the law firm of Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, where he was a partner and chair of the white collar practice group.