Scripps Taps Anderson As Chief Privacy Officer
The E.W. Scripps Co. today named Greg Anderson to the newly created role of vice president and chief privacy officer, overseeing the company’s privacy and data protection programs and reporting to Bill Appleton, EVP and general counsel.
Anderson comes to Scripps from Lexmark International, where he served as global data protection officer with responsibility for advancing privacy and security requirements for the company’s hardware and cloud services to comply with rapidly evolving privacy laws around the world.
He also led the negotiation of complex outsourcing and software agreements. In previous roles, Anderson was involved in second- and third-generation telecommunication network deployments across the U.S. and abroad.
“Scripps has always placed a high level of importance on privacy for our consumers, our partners and vendors and our employees,” said Appleton. “Greg’s deep experience in privacy issues on a global scale will help Scripps continue this work as our company grows and the media landscape evolves.”
Anderson is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP-E), a designation earned through the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He holds a law degree from the Université Jean Moulin in Lyon, France, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law. He graduated from Miami University with degrees in diplomacy and foreign affairs and political science.