Westrock Coffee Co. Legal Chief Savors New CFO Role

Law360 (January 20, 2021, 4:00 PM EST) -- Former Chief Legal Officer Chris Pledger is the new chief financial officer for Westrock Coffee Co., continuing a recent trend in corporate legal chiefs moving to finance.

Last month, Salesforce.com Inc. announced that its chief legal officer, Amy Weaver, would become CFO on Feb. 1. And last July, Valero Energy shifted general counsel Jason Fraser into the CFO role.

Now it's Pledger's turn. Little Rock, Arkansas-based Westrock named Pledger to the new job on Jan. 18. He did not immediately return messages from Law360.

"Chris Pledger has been an integral part of the Westrock Coffee team from the company's founding in...

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