Loretta Benec

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Loretta L. Benec, Esq. specializes in providing corporate legal advice to manufacturing companies. She is an accomplished corporate and securities lawyer with experience executing a variety of merger and acquisition transactions in the United States and around the world. Ms. Benec enjoyed a more than twelve-year career in the law department of H. J. Heinz Company, a global packaged food company. She last served as Senior Corporate Counsel focusing on corporate, securities, and corporate governance matters, as well as corporate financings. Throughout her tenure, she also acted as in-house counsel for a variety of international and U.S. acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures. Most recently, Ms. Benec served as Assistant General Counsel & Secretary for RTI International Metals, Inc., a global supplier of advanced titanium products to the commercial aerospace, defense, propulsion, medical device, energy, industrial and chemical markets.

Ms. Benec received a B.A. in History with High Honors, cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1992 and a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1995.