Sotera Health Announces Alex Dimitrief as General Counsel


Global Business Leader, Distinguished General Counsel and Leading Legal Partner Join Sotera Health

CLEVELAND, Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sotera Health Company (Nasdaq: SHC), one of the world’s leading providers of critical end-to-end sterilization solutions and laboratory testing and consulting services for the industry Healthcare, today announced that Alex Dimitrief is joining the Company as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Mr. Dimitrief previously held various leadership positions at General Electric (GE), including as President and CEO of General Electric’s global growth organization and as General Counsel of GE. Previously, Mr. Dimitrief was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he practiced law for twenty years.

“I am thrilled to welcome Alex to the team and reunite with a former GE colleague, exceptional legal mind and esteemed business leader,” said Michael B. Petras, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Sotera. Health Company. “Alex has extensive government, commercial and legal experience, successfully representing clients in a number of high-profile matters. Additionally, Alex’s experience is unique to Sotera Health and I look forward to his astute legal and business leadership.

At GE, Mr. Dimitrief distinguished himself by his consistent, pragmatic and effective leadership in leading a wide range of global businesses through complex business, legal and organizational challenges. At Kirkland & Ellis, Mr. Dimitrief has been nationally recognized for his successful results in a wide range of highly visible complex legal cases before federal and state courts across the United States and international tribunals. He is a recognized expert in litigation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, regulatory affairs and organizational integrity based on his more than 40 years of experience as a business leader, corporate lawyer, law firm partner lawyers and member of the White House.

Mr. Dimitrief has also served on the boards of publicly traded companies and not-for-profit organizations, including Ronald McDonald House Charities. He joins Sotera Health from the Zeughhauser Group, where Mr. Dimitrief has advised legal departments and law firms on a wide variety of strategic matters. He is a published author, adjunct professor at Harvard Law School and New York University Law School, and sought-after speaker.

“I am delighted to join Michael and the leadership team at Sotera Health,” said Alex Dimitrief. “It will be a privilege to join and represent Sotera Health in its mission-critical work and do my part to ensure justice is served based on evidence, science and the rule of law.”

Mr. Dimitrief succeeds Terry Hammons, who left the company for personal reasons. Matthew J. Klaben, who served as interim general counsel, will return to his role as deputy general counsel and remain co-chair of the company’s ESG committee. Mr. Dimitrief becomes a member of the leadership team, reporting directly to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Michael B. Petras, Jr.

About Sotera Health
Sotera Health Company is a leading global provider of critical end-to-end sterilization solutions and laboratory testing and consulting services for the healthcare industry. Sotera Health enters the market through three companies – Sterigenics®Nordion® and Nelson Labs®. Sotera Health is committed to its mission, safeguarding global health®.

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