Mondelez International, Inc. (“Mondelez”)has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Director, Senior Counsel, Corporate Governance & Compliance (“Senior Counsel”).
Company: Mondelez empowers people to snack right in over 150 countries around the world. It is leading the future of snacking with iconic global and local brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka, and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. It is one of the largest snack companies in the world with global net revenues of approximately $28.7 billion in 2021. Mondelez holds the #1 global position in biscuits (cookies and crackers) and #2 in chocolate, while it is growing rapidly in baked snacks. The Company also makes and sells gum & candy as well as various cheese & grocery and powdered beverage products in certain markets. Mondel?z has operations in more than 80 countries and employs around 80,000 in its factories, offices, research and development facilities, and distribution activities around the world. For more information, please visit: https://www.mondelezinternational.com
Position: The Senior Counsel will report to the SVP & Chief Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary. The Senior Counsel has primary responsibilities for managing and supporting all aspects of the Mondelez global corporate governance and compliances operations, including the Board of Directors and business leaders across the Company, corporate governance, general corporate matters and organization, financing activities, records, and reporting. In addition, the Senior Counsel will advise the business on risk, anticipating and addressing internal and external factors, direct other legal colleagues in the execution of its legal approach, and decide the direction to address legal issues or concerns in developing and implementing Mondelez’s global compliance program in accordance with laws and regulations ensuring that the Company exercises due diligence and sound internal controls to operate with integrity and protect against legal risk.
Experience: The successful candidate will have at least five (5) years of experience practicing U.S. corporate law, preferably including a demonstrated expertise in corporate and compliance laws and related public company matters, disclosures, and board and committee operations for a company similar in size, scope, and complexity to Mondelez’s operations.
Location: Global Headquarters – Chicago, IL (Hybrid – at least 50% of time spent in person onsite).
Bar Admission: Licensed to practice law in Illinois or eligible for admission upon hire.
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