General Counsel and Head of Legal Business Partners
David Hutchinson is General Counsel and Head of Legal as a Business Partner.
Hutchinson was Senior Director and General Counsel for MilliporeSigma, where he oversaw all legal issues related to the development and implementation of the division's business strategy, corporate governance, human resources, compliance, general commercial matters and litigation. He also had senior responsibility for the oversight and management of the division's outside legal counsel and legal compliance programs.
Hutchinson joined Millipore in 2005 as Assistant General Counsel for the company, providing legal support for acquisitions, alliances, public securities compliance and reporting, corporate financing, governance and general commercial operations. Previously, he was a partner in the corporate departments of several Boston law firms, including Choate Hall & Stewart, where he counseled both public and privately-held corporations in the areas of corporate law, corporate finance, securities law, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital. He began his career in finance, working primarily as Financial Manager for Digital Equipment Corporation (later Hewlett-Packard Company) in Maynard, Massachusetts.
Hutchinson received a Juris Doctor degree from Boston University's School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Finance, with concentrations in Finance and International Business.