IRVINE, Calif.–Advantage Sales and Marketing (ASM), a leader in the sales and marketing of consumer packaged goods, today announces that Tania King, ASM General Counsel, has been awarded General Counsel of the Year by the Orange County Business Journal.
Ms. King was recognized on Wednesday, September 19 at the General Counsel Awards in Irvine, California, where she was chosen as General Counsel of the Year of a Private Company from among a wide range of esteemed nominees. Candidates were selected for exceptional legal skill and achievement across the full spectrum of in-house responsibility, exemplary leadership as evidenced by the highest professional and ethical standards, and for contributions to the community. The award and Ms. King's accomplishments are also featured in the current online version and future September 24 hard copy of the Orange County Business Journal.
“Tania has demonstrated the utmost professionalism, leadership and passion for our business for more than a decade,” said Tanya Domier, COO and recently appointed CEO effective Jan. 1, of ASM. “Seeing Tania recognized by the community for her extraordinary legal savvy and contributions to our growth and success is gratifying to us all.”
King, who also serves in the role of corporate secretary and ethics and compliance officer, was recently named interim Senior Vice President of Human Resources at ASM.
During the award ceremony, a representative from the judging committee acknowledged her numerous achievements at ASM, including providing corporate counsel on nearly 50 acquisitions and three private equity transactions, as well as transformational legal leadership, valued counsel and ethics and compliance guidance to all of the ASM business units.
“I am honored to receive this award from the Orange County Business Journal,” stated Ms. King. “Recently, the general counsel role has undergone a sea change, bringing both exciting new paths to climb and hurdles to challenge us. My experience as General Counsel at ASM has been exhilarating and rewarding. I am grateful for the opportunity I've had to work alongside our accomplished and supportive leaders and dedicated associates.”
In addition to her role at ASM, Ms. King serves on the Board of VOSS Water. She is an alumna of Santa Clara Law School and participates in the Chapman University School of Law Mentor Program.