Hershey Scoops Up Coca-Cola's Chief Legal Officer

Law360, Los Angeles (June 21, 2012, 7:37 PM EDT) -- The Hershey Co. has named Coca-Cola North America's chief legal officer as the chocolate company's new general counsel, it announced Thursday.

Leslie M. Turner, a former Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP partner and food industry veteran, has been named Hershey's senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective July 9, Hershey said. Turner, who has more than 25 years of legal experience, will head Hershey's legal, government relations, corporate security and corporate secretary functions, the company said.

Turner will report to Hershey President and...
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