Lynn Haaland joined PepsiCo as SVP, Deputy General Counsel and Global Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer in January 2016. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Haaland served as a federal prosecutor in the Eastern District of Virginia (EDVA) and in the District of Columbia. Most recently, she served as Deputy Chief of the National Security and International Crime Unit at EDVA, one of three districts that handles the bulk of our nation’s national security prosecutions. In this role, she supervised and prosecuted terrorism, international drug trafficking, sanctions, cybersecurity, and other national security cases. She worked with judges, law enforcement agencies, and other executive agencies to design, implement, and oversee a first-in-the-nation program for international criminal investigations. Ms. Haaland charged the first cyber terrorism case ever brought by the United States.
Prior to becoming a prosecutor, Ms. Haaland worked at the United Nations, where she specialized in claims by and against the UN, and at the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Zurich, Switzerland, the court established to adjudicate claims to the dormant bank accounts from the Second World War. Ms. Haaland also worked as an associate in international litigation and arbitration at large law firms in Paris, New York and Washington, D.C.
Ms. Haaland attended law school at the George Washington University and studied Comparative Literature at Princeton University, where she was a National Champion in Women’s Rowing.