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Patti E. Russell

Patti E. Russell

Becton Dickinson and Company
Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA

Patti Russell currently serves as Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Becton, Dickinson and Company ("BD").  In this role, Ms. Russell is responsible for administering BD's overall global enterprise compliance and ethics program, including the Code of Conduct, compliance risk assessment, investigations, training and messaging. Ms. Russell also has responsibility for leading the general law department. Since joining BD, Ms. Russell has held progressively responsible positions in the Law Group, most recently as Vice President and Associate General Counsel; Chief Employment Counsel. In addition to her legal roles, Ms. Russell served as Director, Human Resources for Regulatory and External Affairs from 2004 to 2007. Prior to joining BD, Ms. Russell was a litigation associate at McCarter & English in Newark, New Jersey. 

Ms. Russell has lectured on various subjects, including ethics, compliance, employment law and litigation.  In addition, she served as an adjunct professor in the Paralegal Studies Program at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey.

Ms. Russell holds a B.S. degree in Public Policy from Cornell University and a J.D. degree from New York University School of Law.


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