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Dale Skivington ’79 recently retired from a highly successful 23-year career at Kodak, most recently as assistant general counsel and vice president in charge of the corporation’s international and employment law legal staff, to join Dell as the company’s executive director of privacy and compliance.
In her newly-created position, Skivington will manage a team responsible for ensuring compliance with worldwide privacy and other international business conduct standards. She will continue to live in Rochester, N.Y., and plans to spend one week each month at Dell’s offices in Austin, Texas.
Previously at Kodak, Skivington served as chief privacy officer, and she has been recognized with Kodak’s Leadership Excellence Award. She served as Kodak’s management sponsor for its women’s network, as well as a member of the Kodak Trade & Technology Policy Committee.
Prior to joining Kodak, Skivington was an assistant attorney general for New York state, as well as an attorney in private practice. She has chaired the New York State Business Council’s Labor and Human Resources Committee, served on state task forces on independent contractors and sexual harassment, and was a founding board member and officer of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She has also served with many other Rochester organizations.
An active alumna and leader in the Albany Law Rochester alumni community, Skivington most recently returned to campus to be honored as the recipient of a 2010 Albany Law School Kate Stoneman Award, given each year to individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to actively seeking change and expanding opportunities for women. She has also been recognized by her undergraduate alma mater with the Potsdam College Outstanding Alumni Award.
Dale is married to Peter Skivington ’79, and has two children, a daughter who is an attorney in Denver and a son who works in finance in New York City.