Catia Hagopian is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Hagopian leads the worldwide legal team and serves as corporate secretary. Hagopian joined Xilinx in 2007 and brings over 20 years of legal experience to the role. Most recently, she served as the Vice President of Legal Affairs and Global Compensation and Benefits. In her role, Hagopian is responsible for legal matters globally including commercial transactions, corporate activities and policies, corporate governance, employment, export compliance, intellectual property and litigation.
Hagopian began her legal career as a law clerk for the United States District Court, Eastern District and practiced at several law firms, including DLA. Hagopian received a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings and a B.A. from the University of Southern California.