Aura, a digital security company, announced the appointment of Damien Atkins (pictured) as Aura’s general counsel and chief legal officer. The announcement was made by Aura’s founder and chief executive officer, Hari Ravichandran on a LinkedIn post.
Atkins brings to Aura more than 20 years of legal experience as a corporate lawyer. He served in a number of executive roles during his career, including svp general counsel and corporate secretary at The Hershey Company, general counsel at Panasonic USA, svp general counsel and chief compliance officer at AOL. Atkins started his legal career as a corporate associate with Chadbourne & Parke. He later spent a 9 months stint with govWorks, where he served as acting general counsel.