Sectors: Food & Beverage

Food and beverages Moves News

A new chief legal officer blooms at Flowers Food, maker

Thomasville, Georgia-based Flowers Foods Inc. announced that, as of January 1, Stephanie Tillman assumed the role of chief legal counsel, following the retirement of Stephen Avera. The company announced Avera’s retirement and Tillman’s job in May 2019 and was part of the company’s management succession plan. As chief legal counsel, Tillman is responsible for the $4 billion in […]

Food and beverages News

Beyond Meat goes beyond outside counsel and hires a GC

Highlighting the growth of the vegetarian protein industry, El Segundo, California-based Beyond Meat Inc. has hired Teri L. Witteman as general counsel and secretary. She’ll report to company President and CEO Ethan Brown, and will be a member of the executive team. She’s also responsible for compliance. Witteman has more than 20 years of  legal experience. […]

Food and beverages Moves News

Dell’s Bawcom goes from high tech to food tech to

Ingredion Inc., which makes food ingredients, has added Janet Bawcom to its executive mix as general counsel and corporate secretary. Bawcom will be responsible for all legal and regulatory affairs and serve as the corporate secretary of the board of directors. She will report to Jim Zallie, president and chief executive officer. Bawcom comes from Dell Technologies Inc., […]

Food and beverages High Tech and Biotech News

Food biotech startup Calyxt hires Syngenta veteran to be general

Calyxt, Inc. a biotech company focused on food oils and seeds, has hired biotech veteran Debra Frimerman as general counsel, effective February 11. The company says that the lawyer “brings deep industry knowledge and legal expertise to the Calyxt executive team.” Before joining Calyxt, Frimerman was associate general counsel for the biotech giant Syngenta North America, […]