CANDACE CUMMINGS JOINS VF AS VP, GENERAL COUNSEL
NEW YORK — Candace S. Cummings has been appointed vice president and general counsel at VF Corp., a new post.
She will report to Lawrence R. Pugh, chairman and chief executive officer, and will be a member of the company’s senior management team, responsible for identifying and evaluating issues of importance to VF business. She will also have responsibility for managing the corporation’s global legal function.
A spokeswoman added that Cummings also will be the contact with VF’s outside counsel, Clark Ladner Fortenbaugh & Young, Philadelphia.
Before joining VF, Cummings was a senior business partner at the Philadelphia offices of the international law firm Dechert Price & Rhoads. She joined the firm as a business associate in 1972, and was elected to the partnership in 1980. During her more than 20 years in practice, she has developed expertise in general corporate and securities law, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and corporate governance.