La Lande joins Kraft Heinz from the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where she is currently a partner. She brings 18 years of experience representing companies and private equity sponsors in the consumer products, retail, financial services and technology industries. She received a juris doctor from Columbia Law School and a bachelor of arts degree from Harvard College.
She replaces Jim Savina, who will leave the company to pursue other opportunities. During his five-year tenure, Savina held various legal leadership roles and played a part in the integration of Kraft Foods Group and H.J. Heinz Co. in 2015.