Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Mr. Pechersky was named Executive Vice President — General Counsel & Corporate Secretary effective as of June 1, 2020. Mr. Pechersky oversees our legal department, government affairs department and risk management department. Prior to joining Rent-A-Center, Mr. Pechersky served from 2010 through 2019 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Cloud Peak Energy Inc., a publicly traded mining and logistics supplier to U.S. and Asian utilities. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Pechersky was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Harte-Hanks, Inc., a publicly traded worldwide, direct and targeted marketing company. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Pechersky was Senior Vice President, Secretary and Senior Corporate Counsel for Blockbuster Inc., a publicly traded global movie and game entertainment retailer. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Pechersky was Deputy General Counsel and Secretary for Unocal Corporation, a publicly traded international energy company acquired by Chevron Corporation in 2005. Prior to these positions, from 1996 to 2004, Mr. Pechersky was a capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and litigation attorney for Vinson & Elkins L.L.P., a leading global law firm. Mr. Pechersky also served as a Law Clerk to the Hon. Loretta A. Preska of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in 1995 and 1996.