Associated British Foods, Americas (“ABF”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Country Counsel to be located in Mexico City, Mexico. ABF is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position, or by submitting your resume (in Microsoft Word format) to ABFMex@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the company directly; all resumes sent to ABF will be rerouted to MLA.
Overview: The Country Counsel-Mexico, will be the sole in-house lawyer responsible for providing legal support to ABF subsidiaries in Mexico and their activities in Central America and the Caribbean, which primarily include AB Mauri and ACH Foods Mexico and smaller ABF entities in the region. This position will report to the General Counsel of ABF Americas located in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, USA with dotted line reporting to the Managing Directors of AB Mauri Mexico and ACH Foods Mexico.
Company: Associated British Foods is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group operating in 52 countries whose headquarters are located in London. In Mexico, ABF’s principal operations include AB Mauri and ACH Foods. AB Mauri operates a yeast manufacturing plant in Veracruz, Mexico and sells yeast and bakery ingredients to industrial customers. ACH Foods is a grocery brands company and sells iconic brands such as Capullo and Mazola oils, Aladino peanut butter, Karo syrups, and Twinings tea.
Experience: A minimum of eight years of experience as a practicing attorney with a law firm and/or in-house. Bi-lingual fluency in verbal and written Spanish and English is required.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to ABFMex@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
Internal Number: O-2800788
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