Burt M. Fealing

by Justin Cates
Burt M. Fealing
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary
Southwire Company

Burt M. Fealing serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary for Southwire Company, a global manufacturer with more than $8 billion of revenue.

In this role, Fealing is instrumental in managing sustainability initiatives, including the elimination of greenhouse gas emissions for the company. Mr. Fealing also leads Southwire’s legal, compliance and government affairs functions as the General Counsel. In addition to his legal and governance roles, Fealing leads the company’s Internal Audit function and the Risk Management function both of which are focused on improving processes and reducing enterprise risk.

Prior to joining Southwire, Fealing served as SVP and General Counsel at ITT Corporation, where he directed global legal operations.

Civically, Fealing is a member of the Rotary Club of Atlanta and the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. He is a graduate of the Black Corporate Board Readiness Program from Santa Clara University (2021) and is currently in the NACD Cyber Security certifi cation program.

Fealing is a graduate of Williams College and Harvard Law School. He is a member of the State Bars of Massachusetts and Georgia and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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