Global ingredient solutions provider Ingredion Incorporated has named Tanya Jaeger de Foras senior vice president, chief legal officer, corporate secretary, and chief compliance officer, effective Nov. 29.

In this position, Jaeger de Foras will be responsible for the oversight of the company’s global legal, corporate governance, compliance, and government relations functions. She brings more than two decades of extensive legal, regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, and management experience earned across multiple industries and international markets. She has built and led legal teams driving value through partnering with global businesses as diverse as consumer durables, retail and luxury goods, pharmaceuticals, and health and vision care.

Prior to joining Ingredion, Jaeger de Foras was a leader in the global law department of Whirlpool Corporation, first serving as chief legal officer for its EMEA business unit since 2015. In 2019, she was appointed deputy general counsel and chief compliance officer and relocated to the company’s global headquarters in Benton Harbor, Mich. From 2012-15, Jaeger de Foras held the position of deputy general counsel at Luxottica S.p.A (now EssilorLuxottica), as well as EMEA regional general counsel.

She also worked for 10 years at Pfizer, holding roles of increasing responsibility starting as corporate compliance counsel and ultimately being named assistant general counsel and chief counsel for the company’s $7 billion specialty care European business unit. Jaeger de Foras began her legal career working as an associate at the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell in New York and Paris.