Noah Hanft ’76 was today appointed President and CEO of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR), effective May 1, 2014. CPR is the only independent non-profit organization dedicated to helping global businesses and their lawyers resolve complex commercial disputes. Earlier in the day, Hanft announced his retirement from MasterCard, where he currently serves as General Counsel and Chief Franchise Officer, overseeing legal and regulatory affairs, public policy, and compliance.
A member of the Law School’s 1901 Society, Hanft has participated in the Dean’s Roundtable Luncheon series, speaking to students about career paths and his work as general counsel of a multinational company. In 2012, he was named General Counsel of the Year at the Global Counsel Awards.