Rashida La Lande was Appointed as Global General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Kraft-Heinz-Company

Date of management change: December 11, 2017 

What Happened?

Northfield, -based Kraft-Heinz-Company Appointed Rashida La Lande as Global General Counsel and Corporate Secretary


About the Company

The Kraft Heinz Company is the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands. A globally trusted producer of delicious foods, The Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality, great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether at home, in restaurants or on the go. The Company`s iconic brands include Kraft, Heinz, ABC, Capri Sun, Classico, Jell-O, Kool-Aid, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Ore-Ida, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia, Planters, Plasmon, Quero, Weight Watchers Smart Ones and Velveeta. The Kraft Heinz Company is dedicated to the sustainable health of our people, our planet and our Company.


About the Person

Ms. Rashida La Lande has been General Counsel, Senior Vice President & Corporate Secretary of The Kraft Heinz Company since January 2018. Ms. La Lande has been employed at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, L.L.P. in the position of Partner since January 2007. She practices in the firm's Corporate Transactions Practice Group and she is a member of the firm wide Diversity Committee. She has 18 years of experience representing companies and private equity sponsors in the consumer products, retail, financial services, and technology industries. She is also a New York member of the firm wide Hiring Committee. Ms. La Lande's areas of expertise include mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, private placements and general corporate matters. She represents investment banks, corporations and private equity funds. Ms. La Lande received her law degree from Columbia University School of Law in 1998. She earned her B.A. from Harvard/Radcliffe College in 1995. She received her Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School. Ms. La Lande is a member of the New York bar.


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