Ms. Taylor is the chief legal officer of Hyster-Yale and its subsidiaries, with global responsibility for all legal, corporate and ethics compliance, corporate secretarial, compensation and benefits activities. She has held this position since May 2016. Most recently, Ms. Taylor was Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc., and Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. Previously, Ms. Taylor was Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of both Hyster-Yale Group and NACCO Industries, positions she had held since May 2012 and December 2008, respectively. Prior to joining NACCO Industries, she was Vice President and General Counsel of Keithley Instruments, Inc., a manufacturer of electrical test measurement equipment located in Solon, Ohio, a position she held since April 2007. From January 2006 until March 2007, she was Assistant General Counsel of Platinum Equity, LLC a private equity company. From March 2003 until November 2005, she was Senior Vice President, General Counsel of SourceOne Healthcare Technologies, Inc., a Platinum Equity company, a distributor of radiology-related products and supplies. From February 1994 to March 2003, Ms. Taylor held various positions of increasing responsibility at several Cleveland area companies. From August 1989 to February 1994 she practiced law with the law firm of Jones Day in Cleveland.
Ms. Taylor received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College in Pyschology and a Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Boston University School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in Ohio and is a member of the American and Ohio Bar Associations, as well as the American Corporate Counsel Association, Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals and Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics.