Patricia I. Kovacevic has joined Nicopure Labs as general counsel and chief compliance officer.
With extensive U.S. and international e-cigarette and tobacco experience, Kovacevic has held senior legal and compliance positions at Philip Morris International, Lorillard and ITG Brands. Kovacevic was instrumental in securing the first ever premarket approvals for newly regulated tobacco products by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Reporting to Nicopure Labs founders, Jeffrey Stamler and Jason Del Giudice, Kovacevic will assume responsibilities for the company’s global legal affairs, regulatory and compliance matters, as well as public policy engagement.
“Patricia is a world-renowned expert in regulatory compliance and experienced leader in managing legal teams and issues across different jurisdictions,” the company wrote in a press release. “Her professional expertise and personal commitment to the unique harm reduction opportunities presented by vaping products is the ideal match for our company’s and the industry’s relentless expansion and our commitment to product standards and compliance. We are excited to have Patricia join our management team.”
Kovacevic holds a law degree from Columbia Law School and is admitted to practice in New York and before the Supreme Court of the United States.
Based in Tampa, Florida, USA, Nicopure Labs is a leading e-liquid and vaporizer device manufacturer with operations in the U.S. and Europe.