SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Petco today announced that Alan Tse will join the national pet specialty retailer as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary in late November. Tse will oversee all legal, corporate governance and regulatory affairs matters for Petco.
"Alan is an accomplished leader with an impressive background as corporate counsel and we're excited to welcome him to the Petco team," said Brad Weston, president and chief merchant. "His extensive legal expertise, strong business acumen and experience working in a variety of diverse businesses will help Petco as we continue to evolve and grow." With more than 20 years of corporate legal experience, Tse comes to Petco from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, where he served as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Previously, Tse served as general counsel for LG Electronics Mobilecomm U.S.A., Ligos Corporation and Centerpoint Broadband Technologies. He began his career as a corporate securities attorney at Brobeck Phleger & Harrison, LLP in Palo Alto, California. Tse holds a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School and a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from the University of California at Berkeley; and he serves on the board of directors for the Association of Corporate Counsel and Asian American Legal Foundation. "I'm privileged to bring my experience to a company that has built a well-deserved reputation for excellence in the pet category and excited about the many growth opportunities that lie ahead," said Tse. "I look forward to becoming part of the company's leadership team and doing all I can to continue strengthening and protecting the company's already stellar brand and reputation."