Horizon Global Corp., a towing and trailoring equipment manufacturer in Troy, has named Jay Goldbaum to the company’s general counsel. Goldbaum will be responsible for leading global corporate development, legal, and compliance functions.
“I am exceptionally pleased to recognize Jay’s contributions to the company with his promotion to an expanded role with the company,” says Mark Zeffiro, president and CEO of Horizon Global. “His dedication to moving the company forward and leading the legal function at Horizon Global, paired with his in-house and outside counsel experience, make Jay the right leader for this important role.”
Goldbaum transitions to general counsel from his previous position as legal director for the company. Prior to joining Horizon Global, Goldbaum served TriMas Corp. as associate general counsel.
“Horizon Global is one of the very best towing and trailering companies in the world,” says Goldbaum. “The Company’s innovative products, technologies, and its impressive portfolio of brands contribute to the global team’s efforts to deliver products that perform for our customers around the globe. I am very pleased by the vote of confidence from Mark and our board of directors, and I am excited to accept this expanded role and look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead for our company.”
Goldbaum earned his JD from Michigan State University College of Law and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Miami University in Oxford.