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Dec 02, 2021

Ingredion hires legal and compliance chief

Tanya Jaeger de Foras previously worked in global law department of Whirlpool

NYSE-listed Ingredion has hired Tanya Jaeger de Foras as senior vice president, chief legal officer (CLO), chief compliance officer (CCO) and corporate secretary, effective November 29. She reports to Ingredion president and CEO Jim Zallie.

In her new role, Jaeger de Foras oversees the Westchester, Illinois-based company’s global legal, corporate governance, compliance and government relations functions. Before joining Ingredion, she held senior positions in the global law department of Whirlpool Corporation, starting in 2015 as CLO for its EMEA business unit. In 2019 she was appointed deputy general counsel and CCO, relocating to the company’s global headquarters in Benton Harbor, Michigan.

From 2012 to 2015, Jaeger de Foras was deputy general counsel at Luxottica (now EssilorLuxottica), as well as EMEA regional general counsel. Before that, she spent a decade at Pfizer in roles of increasing responsibility, starting as corporate compliance counsel and finally becoming assistant general counsel and chief counsel for the company’s specialty care European business unit. She began her legal career as an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York and Paris.

Ingredion describes itself as a global ingredient solutions provider.

Zallie says in a statement: ‘With her broad legal and international experience, Tanya is ideally suited to lead the legal function of Ingredion. I look forward to her counsel and working with her in her new role.’


Ben Maiden

Ben Maiden is the editor-at-large of Governance Intelligence, an IR Media publication, having joined the company in December 2016. He is based in New York. Ben was previously managing editor of Compliance Reporter, covering regulatory and compliance...

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