Vice President, General Counsel, Internova Travel Group
Helena (Lena) Daras serves as Vice President, General Counsel for Internova Travel Group, one of the world’s largest travel services companies with 70,000 travel advisors in 6,000 locations in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and a presence in more than 80 countries.
As Internova’s General Counsel, Lena oversees all legal matters for the company worldwide, including corporate governance, regulatory and compliance matters, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, intellectual property, strategic partnerships and labor and employment matters. She also oversees the company’s government affairs activities.
Lena is based in the company’s New York office. She joined Internova Travel Group in 2018.
TO TRULY SUPPORT MY COMPANY’S STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES AND POSITIVELY IMPACT BUSINESS RESULTS, IT’S CRITICAL TO UNDERSTAND THE BIG PICTURE. THE BEST WAY TO GET TO THE RIGHT ANSWER IS TO WORK CLOSELY WITH OUR BUSINESS LEADERS.
Previously, Lena served as Assistant General Counsel at computer software company Persado where she was responsible for all legal and compliance matters, corporate governance, intellectual property and employment issues. She also worked as Counsel at investment management firm Columbus Nova where she managed commercial contracts, debt and equity financings, corporate governance materials and employment and litigation matters.
Lena earned her B.A. from Columbia University and her law degree from Fordham School of Law.