Stacey van HoovenVice President & General Counsel, Legal Services
Stacey van Hooven is Vice President and General Counsel at SCA Hygiene Products, a leading global hygiene and forest products company. SCA is the world's third-largest supplier of tissue and has approximately 44,000 employees. Stacey has overall responsibility for providing legal support as well as managing the compliance law program for the Consumer Goods Business. As a member of the executive leadership team of the consumer sector of the business, Stacey is also involved in corporate strategy and business development. In addition to her role at SCA, Stacey teaches a course in U.S. Business Law at the law school in the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany. Stacey began her career as a trial attorney, representing corporate clients in civil commercial matters before both the state and federal courts in New York. Later, she served in New York City government supervising complex criminal and administrative investigations into suspected corruption by City officials and corporations doing business with the City. After moving to Munich, Stacey spent more than a decade in private practice, most recently at Jacob Associates, gaining significant cross-border legal expertise in U.S.-German corporate and commercial matters, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and international licensing arrangements. She has been with SCA since 2007.