People: Verso Corp (VRS.N)
21 Feb 2017
Mr. Peter H. Kesser serves as Interim President, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary, Member of the OCE (Office of the Chief Executive) of Verso Corp. He has been our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since 2012 and was our Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 2006 to 2012. During his legal career, Mr. Kesser has worked both as the general counsel of publicly held companies and as an attorney in major law firms. He has concentrated his practice in the areas of corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial law, plus he has had significant oversight responsibility for a wide variety of other legal matters such as antitrust, compliance, employee benefits, employment, energy, environmental, intellectual property, litigation and real estate. Prior to joining Verso, Mr. Kesser was a shareholder with Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC from 1999 to 2006. He was Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of Promus Hotel Corporation, a premier lodging company, from 1998 to 1999. Mr. Kesser was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Arcadian Corporation, a leading global nitrogen chemical producer, from 1993 to 1997. He began his legal career as an attorney with Bracewell & Patterson LLP (now named Bracewell & Giuliani LLP) from 1983 to 1992. Mr. Kesser is the former Chair of the Business Law section of the Tennessee Bar Association.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||606,437|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||27,403|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||696,297|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||1,330,140|