Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
As Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Ilene oversees all legal, corporate governance and regulatory affairs for Petco.
With more than 20 years of leadership experience in beloved consumer brands in the retail, sports, technology, and food and beverage industries, Ilene brings the necessary skills and action-oriented expertise to lead Petco's legal affairs department in support of the company's strategic plans and growth objectives.
Prior to joining Petco, Ilene served as Global General Counsel and Chief Human Resources Officer for Boardriders (formerly Quiksilver), where she was responsible for all legal and HR matters managing approximately 10,000 employees and distribution in more than 100 countries. Previously, she was Chief Legal Officer and SVP of Talent Operations and Performance at True Religion Brand Jeans, and the General Counsel for Red Bull North America. Ilene earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy from University of Michigan and a law degree from University of California, Los Angeles. She is based at Petco's National Support Center in San Diego.