Casey’s General Stores, Inc. announced that Katrina Lindsey is joining the company as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. This role leads Casey’s legal, risk management, compliance, food safety, government affairs and corporate reporting functions at the third largest convenience retailer and fifth largest pizza chain in the US. Lindsey will report to Chief Executive Officer Darren Rebelez and start in January.
“Katrina is a seasoned legal counselor and senior executive, with over 20 years of legal leadership at FORTUNE 500 companies in the retail, restaurant, and entertainment industries,” said Darren Rebelez, President and Chief Executive Officer, Casey’s. “Her deep, highly-relevant background will benefit our teams and organization as we advance Casey’s strategic plan.”
Lindsey’s experience most recently includes several years at Office Depot where she served as Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Assistant Corporate Secretary. She held roles on the company’s Information Security Incident Response team, Enterprise Risk Management Committee, Diversity and Inclusion Council, and Sustainability Governance Council. Earlier this year she was recruited to a Chief Diversity Officer and SVP, Business Development at a subsidiary within the company.
Prior to Office Depot, Lindsey worked at Darden Restaurants leading the 1700-plus restaurant chain’s legal team as Senior Vice President, Division General Counsel. Before joining Darden, she spent six years at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. She began her career with several years focused on real estate and commercial litigation in law firms.
“Casey’s is a hidden gem in retail with its unique position in the communities it serves and the ways it serves them, whether it’s food, fuel or essentials. I’m excited to be joining a strong leadership team and partner to advance business priorities,” said Katrina Lindsey.
Lindsey holds a Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Fla, and a Bachelor of Science in Communication from Florida State University.