Rashida La Lande is the Executive Vice President, Global General Counsel and Chief Sustainability and Government Aﬀairs Oﬃcer for The Kraft Heinz Company.
In addition to her general counsel duties, she leads all corporate environmental social responsibility and government aﬀairs functions.
Prior to joining Kraft Heinz, La Lande was a partner at the law ﬁ rm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where she focused on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, private equity deals, and joint ventures. Throughout her career, La Lande has advised companies and private equity sponsors in various industries, including consumer products, retail, ﬁnancial services, and technology.
La Lande’s focus on ESG extends to nonproﬁt board service, including her roles with two youth-focused nonproﬁt organizations: The Allen Stevenson School and The Brotherhood Sister Sol, both based in New York City.
La Lande was named a Top Corporate Counsel by WomenInc., has been honored by the Council for Urban Professional Legal Leaders, and was named a Leading Attorney in Corporate Law by The Best Lawyers in America.
La Lande serves on the Board of Directors of Nuvve Holding Corp.