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Legal Director, Governance & Engagement

Purchase, NY 10577
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Overview PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $79 billion in net revenue in 2021, driven by a complementary beverage and convenient foods portfolio that includes Lays, Doritos, Cheetos, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Quaker, and SodaStream. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including many iconic brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales. Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Beverages and Convenient Foods by Winning with PepsiCo Positive (pep+). pep+ is our strategic end-to-end transformation that puts sustainability and human capital at the center of how we will create value and growth by operating within planetary boundaries and inspiring positive change for planet and people. For more information, visit www.pepsico.com. PepsiCos Law and Compliance & Ethics function helps to drive business objectives and achieve sustainable business results, while also protecting PepsiCo legally, ethically and reputationally. Our structure follows the business, with dedicated lawyers and legal professionals supporting each Sector and their respective BUs/markets, along with Global Group/Corporate professionals to support certain practice areas and meet specific governance needs of PepsiCo, Inc. Like all departments, were committed to working Faster, Stronger and Better. Were continually looking for ways to leverage technology, simplify and enhance our processes, and expand and transform our capabilities. This allows us to accommodate evolving business needs and provide the best legal services to keep PepsiCo moving forward. Were also committed to diversity and inclusion both within our department and the broader legal profession. By joining an award winning Corporate Legal team as the Legal Director, Governance & Engagement, you will be an integral member of the Corporate legal team who will advise with respect to a variety of corporate governance and engagement matters. Key responsibilities will include advising on securities law, corporate governance matters and organizing and supporting shareholder/stakeholder engagement activities. This is a hybrid role based in our Purchase, NY office. #LI-Hybrid Responsibilities Counseling on corporate governance matters and trends, including advising on compliance with Nasdaq corporate governance standards and shareholder voting policies, engagement and trends Preparing and/or reviewing SEC filings and drafting and reviewing correspondence with the SEC, including no-action letters Leading key aspects of annual shareholders meetings and shareholder engagement activities, including coordinating outreach to shareholder proponents with cross-functional teams (including Compensation, Investor Relations, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability departments); and responding to shareholder proposals Organizing and participating in shareholder engagement investor and stakeholder outreach during both proxy and off season, and preparation of engagement materials, including acting as the primary legal contact for the cross-functional engagement team Conducting due diligence, benchmarking and legal research on a variety of corporate governance matters Managing review of potential related person transactions, including working closely with Control team Preparation and review of annual director and officer questionnaires Overseeing process for responding to communications addressed to the Board of Directors and preparing related correspondence and documentation Monitoring and advising team members timely regarding changes in legal and regulatory requirements Compensation and Benefits: The expected compensation range for this position is between $113,300 - $226,600 Location, confirmed job-related skills and experience will be considered in setting actual starting salary Bonus based on performance and eligibility; target payout is 25% of annual salary paid out annually and an additional target payout of 10% of annual salary is paid out over 3 years following the end of the performance period. Long term incentive equity may be awarded based on eligibility and performance. Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement In addition to salary, PepsiCo offers a comprehensive benefits package to support our employees and their families, subject to elections and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Insurance (Accident, Group Legal, Life), Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: JD from an accredited law school with active admission to New York Bar 4+ years of experience as a corporate attorney handling securities law, corporate governance and other legal matters at a top law firm or public company (with prior in-house experience preferred) Preferred Qualifications: Creative, innovative team player with positive attitude who displays sound judgment and strong interpersonal skills and can work well across team and various functions Strong research skills Excellent written and oral communications skills Strong analytical skills Ability to communicate effectively in presentations and express complex issues in a concise, organized and articulate manner Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines, including ability to work under pressure, prioritize and muti-task Highly organized, detail-oriented and proactive Ability to comfortably interact with senior-level executives and business clients COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for this role. Please note that all such company vaccine requirements provide the opportunity to request an approved accommodation or exemption under applicable law. EEO Statement All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy. Please view our Pay Transparency Statement","location_name":"NY-Purchase-700-HDQ-NY211","street_address":"700 Anderson Hill Rd","city":"Purchase","state":"New York
Posted: 2023-06-06 Expires: 2023-12-11

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Legal Director, Governance & Engagement

PepsiCo Inc.
Purchase, NY 10577


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