Marlene Gordon has joined Panera Bread and Panera Brands as senior vice president and chief legal officer and secretary. Marlene Gordon has held key legal roles at some of the nation’s best-known brands as Bacardi, Burger King, Republic Industries and Blockbuster. Former general counsel at Fresh Del Monte, now jumps into the restaurant company. Gordon succeeds […]
McDonald's Corporation announced that Desiree Ralls-Morrison has been named the company's General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, overseeing global legal operations and corporate governance. Ralls-Morrison will start on April 26, 2021 and will be based at the company's Chicago headquarters in the West Loop.
Christine K. Son (pictured), currently Dine Brands Global Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Legal, General Counsel and Secretary effective April 23, 2021. In addition to Legal, Christine will oversee Risk Management, Franchise Administration, Government Relations and Internal Audit. She will take the place of Bryan R. Adel, Senior Vice […]
As reported by Mergermarket, for Nestle Waters North America Charles Broll (pictured left), Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, worked in the transaction. For Nestlé S.A., Leanne Geale (pictured right), Executive Vice President General Counsel, Corporate Governance and Compliance, was involved in the deal. Also, Sanjay Bahadur, Deputy Executive Vice President, Head of Group Strategy and Business Development, was responsible for the in-house strategy.
Prior to joining Carrols, Landaw was the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Barington Capital Group, a value-oriented investment firm, where he has worked since June 2004. Prior to that, he served as the Vice President of Law at International Specialty Products and as an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
PepsiCo announced that David Flavell (pictured) has been appointed as EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Flavell, PepsiCo's current SVP, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer, will succeed Dave Yawman, who departs PepsiCo after more than twenty-two years of dedicated service to pursue other interests.
The Fresh Market has named Carlos Clark SVP, general counsel and corporate secretary. In his new role, Clark will report to CEO Jason Potter.
McDonald's will hire its first-ever legal director for diversity, equality and inclusion in a push to advance its global work in the area.