Frances Fragos Townsend is a prominent business executive and leader who has worked for the government and different firms in the US. MacAndrews &Forbes Inc. is a firm where she worked for a decade before moving to Activision Blizzard. She served as the head of administration, the deputy director, and the chief counsel at MacAndrews & Forbes. Frances Townsend is currently the corporate secretary, head of compliance, and deputy president of corporate affairs in Activision Blizzard. These are duties she has taken since December 2020.
What other jobs have Frances Townsend worked?
May 2003- May 2004: Deputy Assistant for the president of the United States in charge of combating terrorism. She was also the deputy chief national security advisor for the US.
May 2004- January 2008: worked under President George Bush heading the Homeland Security and antiterrorism department. During this time, she also chaired the US Homeland Security Council.
April 2009- October 2010: Partner at Baker Botts LLP.
Before being the president’s assistant, Frances had worked at the US Coast Guard Intelligence for over a decade. She started in a junior position and worked her way up to the first assistant commandant for intelligence in the US Coast Guard. She is an analyst of anything that goes on air concerning national security at CBS News. Before working for CBS News, Frances also analyzed such news for CNN for several years.
Having worked in different capacities, Ms. Townsend brings a vibrant, energetic, and professional vibe to any job she gets her hands on. That is why she is a director and a member of several boards across different industries in the US. She is also a trustee in different boards, including the McCain Institute, The New York City Police Foundation, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
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