Ashley Bolender appointed as director of legal operations at GE

Congratulations to Ashley Bolender, who has taken on the role of director of legal operations at GE, responsible for overseeing outside counsel management, technology strategy development, contract and knowledge management, and operational support for the broader legal function.
Bolender will report to vice president and general counsel Tara Plimpton and functionally to general counsel and secretary Mike Holston.
In her prior role as channel contracting leader for GE, Bolender built and managed a global contracting team using process optimisation and technology such as automation by Octiv to transform the contracting service delivery model.
Writing on LinkedIn, Bolender said: “I’ll continue to focus on moving with urgency to make GE simpler and stronger. It’s an honor to be surrounded by so many committed and passionate people who are dedicated to creating the GE of the future.”