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Nestlé USA (“Nestlé” or the “Company”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Managing Counsel, Beverage and Confections & Global Foods Divisions to be located in its headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search or directly to Deborah Ben-Canaan or Michael J. Herald at NestleMC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to the Company will be routed to MLA for handling and will delay consideration of your candidacy.
Company Overview: Named among “The World’s Most Admired Food Companies” in Fortune magazine for twenty consecutive years, Nestlé USA is committed to enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. By providing choices, from nutritious meals with Lean Cuisine to baking traditions with Nestlé Toll House, Nestlé USA makes delicious, convenient, and nutritious food and beverages that make good living possible. With 2016 sales of $9.7 billion with over 30 plants, 30 distribution centers and over 15,000 employees, Nestlé USA is part of Nestlé S.A. in Vevey, Switzerland — the world’s largest food company — with 2016 sales of $91 billion.
Experience: The successful candidate will have 10+ years experience as a general business lawyer with a background representing large, complex businesses and working with senior leadership and a strong commitment to client-service and finding solutions. The ideal candidate will also have prior in-house experience and foundational training obtained in a reputable law firm, with experience representing clients in the consumer packaged goods industry on a broad and varied range of commercial matters. Experience with commercial transactions, sales, distribution and antitrust compliance, product labeling and claims, advertising marketing and privacy issues as well as experience in developing creative solutions to business disputes is also strongly preferred.
Compensation: A competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.
Location: Arlington, VA (Rosslyn).
Relos: Local candidates strongly preferred.
Bar: Current membership in the Virginia State Bar or the ability to become registered in-house counsel in Virginia.
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) is the world's largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. MLA also provides law firms and companies with highly-specialized legal... professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Committed to providing full service in response to the talent needs of its clients, MLA also provides executive search services through its affiliate, Allegis Partners. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted "Best Legal Recruiter" by readers of The National Law Journal. To learn more about MLA, visit www.mlaglobal.com. To learn more about Allegis Partners, visit www.allegis-partners.com