Vehicle security and remote start company Directed has appointed Kathi Cover to the position of general counsel. She will join the executive team and report to Bob Struble, Directed CEO.
“Directed has an impressive portfolio of brands, technology and intellectual property. Kathi’s deep experience in strategically building intellectual property portfolios will ensure we expand and safeguard one of Directed’s most valuable assets,” said Struble. “I have seen Kathi’s world-class talent firsthand and she is an important addition to Directed’s leadership team.”
Prior to joining Directed, Cover worked for 11 years as vice president of intellectual property and assistant general counsel at iBiquity Digital Corp. There, she was instrumental in building the HD Radio intellectual property portfolio and contributing to the successful licensing and litigation strategy of the business, according to Directed. Kathi also worked for more than a decade at Sidley Austin LLP, focusing primarily on patent infringement litigation and appellate work.
“I am thrilled to join Directed and work alongside the talented team Bob has assembled,” Cover said. “I look forward to working with Directed’s executive and technical teams to build upon the strong platform the company has established and extend their technology leadership in the industry.”