Kimberly Y. Chainey is the Associate General Counsel, Global M&A, Strategy & Innovation for Avis Budget Group (“ABG”), a leading global provider of vehicle rental services. Chainey joined ABG in 2014, and is currently responsible for leading the legal team(s) that support key mobility initiatives for emerging technologies, such as fully connected cars, as well as global intellectual property and the Latin America business unit. Prior to her current role, Chainey served as Associate General Counsel and Legal Lead, Latin America, Caribbean, Asia and Pacific.
Prior to ABG, Chainey was Associate General Counsel, International, at Hershey’s, a global confectionery company, where she led the international legal function. Ms. Chainey held various roles of increasing responsibility at Hershey’s, including, Associate General Counsel for Global Operations and AEMEA (Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa), and Senior Counsel, Global Supply Chain.
Chainey joined Hershey’s in 2007 following positions as an Associate in Wolf Block’s Real Estate department, specializing in large-scale development projects.
Chainey holds a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard Radcliffe College, and a JD/MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Wharton School of Business.