Online textbook retailer Chegg has appointed Woodie Dixon Jr (pictured) as general counsel effective 8 September.

Dixon is the current general counsel and senior vice-president of business affairs for the Pac-12 Conference where he oversees all legal matters for the Pac-12, including corporate and commercial matters, media rights licensing and distribution, litigation, and labour and employment matters.

He was previously general counsel for the Kansas City Chiefs American football club from 2004-2010. He has also worked for the National Football League, and the law firms Sidley & Austin and Dorsey & Whitney.

Dan Rosensweig, president and chief executive of Chegg, said: “Woodie brings tremendous legal and business operations experience to our team. His familiarity with both higher education, content and distribution, and international growth experience, make him the perfect choice for Chegg.”

Date published: 5 August 2020

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