Cargill, Incorporated (“Cargill”) has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Assistant Vice President – Global Corporate Governance. Founded more than 150 years ago, Cargill is the largest private company in the United States with revenues of $114B in 2018.
Cargill seeks an accomplished practicing attorney, with demonstrated corporate governance expertise and extensive public company experience, to join the Law Leadership Team at its headquarters office near the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Reporting to the General Counsel, the individual in this leadership role will oversee corporate governance strategy and operations for Cargill and its Global subsidiaries and serve as the Company’s Assistant Corporate Secretary. Management and development of a seasoned team of global professionals also comprises a portion of this role. The successful candidate will have a J.D. and will possess at least ten (10) years of corporate legal practice and/or corporate secretary experience, preferably with a Fortune-ranked company. S/he will also have a minimum of five (5) years of management experience. Law firm training and in-house experience with a Fortune-ranked public company is highly preferred.
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