Horizon Global Corp. has announced the promotion of Jay Goldbaum to the company’s general counsel.
In the general counsel role, Goldbaum is responsible for leading the company’s global corporate development function, and will continue to lead the company’s legal and compliance functions. He most recently served as Horizon Global’s legal director and, prior to joining Horizon Global, Goldbaum served as associate general counsel of commercial law for TriMas Corp.
“I am exceptionally pleased to recognize Jay’s contributions to the company with his promotion to an expanded role with the company,” said Mark Zeffiro, president and CEO of Horizon Global. “He is a well-rounded executive with a global perspective who has demonstrated an impressive track record executing against our global business strategy, driving our corporate development activity and protecting the company’s intellectual property.”
“Horizon Global is one of the very best towing and trailering companies in the world,” said Goldbaum. “I am very pleased by the vote of confidence from Mark and our board of directors, and I am excited to accept this expanded role and look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead for our company.”
Goldbaum earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and his juris doctorate from Michigan State University College of Law in East Lansing.