Don H. Liu

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Don H. Liu is Executive Vice President and Chief Legal & Risk Officer for Target Corporation. In this role, reporting directly to Brian Cornell, Chairman and CEO, he is responsible for all of Target’s legal, government affairs and risk and compliance functions.

Prior to joining Target, Mr. Liu was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Xerox Corporation. Previously, Mr. Liu was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Toll Brothers, Inc. and Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of IKON Office Solutions, where he was also IKON’s Corporate Compliance Officer and Chair of IKON Diversity Council. Before joining IKON, Mr. Liu was Vice President and Deputy Chief Legal Officer of Aetna U.S. Healthcare (and its predecessor entity, U.S. Healthcare). Prior to becoming in-house counsel, he worked as an associate at two New York City law firms from 1987 to 1992, specializing in securities and mergers and acquisitions – first at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and then at Richards & O’Neil (now Bingham McCutchen). He served as a Law Clerk to Justice Stewart G. Pollock at the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

His professional affiliations include serving on the Board of Managers of Haverford College and the Board of Directors for CaringBridge, a nonprofit dedicated to helping people during a health journey. He is also a former member and the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (a non-profit organization promoting diversity in the practice of law); former Vice Chair of the Asian American Diversity Advisory Council and a former member of the Executive Committee of the Joint Diversity Council, Comcast Corporation; a former member of the Board of Directors of the Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County; a former member of the New York Stock Exchange Commission on Corporate Governance; a former member of the Board of Directors of Association of Corporate Counsel; a founder and a  member of the Advisory Board of MoreBank (an ethnic community bank); a member of the American Law Institute; a former member of the Board of Trustees of Mercy Health System (a Catholic hospital chain); a former member of the Board of Directors of the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund; and former Chair of the In-House Counsel Committee of National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.