Julie M. Kane
Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, and Deputy General Counsel
Julie M. Kane is Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and Deputy General Counsel for PG&E Corporation.
Julie joined PG&E in May 2015 as part of the Company's commitment to achieving a best-in-class ethics and compliance program. She oversees the company-wide compliance program, including the programs and systems designed to prevent, detect, and mitigate non-compliance. She also leads the Company's ethics and compliance training and culture-building efforts. Julie reports directly to the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of PG&E Corporation and to the Boards of Directors Audit Committees, and the PG&E Corporation Compliance and Public Policy Committee.
Before PG&E, Julie worked at Avon Products, Incorporated as Vice President and General Counsel of Avon North America and Corporate Legal Functions. Prior to her role with Avon, she held a number of senior roles with Novartis Corporation and its affiliates over a 25-year period, culminating in her role as Vice President, Ethics and Compliance for Novartis Corporation. Julie's other Novartis roles included Vice President, Ethics and Compliance and Corporate Citizenship for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, and Vice President, Health, Safety and Environment and Chief Environmental Counsel for Novartis Corporation.
Julie holds an undergraduate degree in political science from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, and a law degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law. She is a member of the California state bar.