Karen M. Sheehan serves as the Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary of Tupperware Brands Corporation. She is responsible for providing comprehensive legal support to the corporation, through directly and indirectly leading a team of twenty-four in-house lawyers across the United States, Europe, Asia and South America. Tupperware is a publicly-traded (NYSE:TUP) global manufacturer and marketer of premium household, beauty and personal care products utilizing a relationship-based selling method through an independent sales force of over 3 million people (predominantly women), with $2.1 billion in 2018 revenue.
Prior to joining Tupperware in 2014, Ms. Sheehan served in several in-house legal roles, where she focused her practice in the areas of corporate finance, securities regulation, mergers & acquisitions, employee benefits, executive compensation and employment law for Church & Dwight Co, Inc., a publicly-traded (NYSE:CHD) global consumer packaged goods and medical device company, and Alpharma Inc., a formerly publicly-traded (NYSE:ALO) global specialty pharmaceutical company. Ms. Sheehan also served as Head of PLC Law Department at Practical Law Company, Inc., an online provider of legal know-how, transactional analysis and market intelligence. She began her legal career at Lowenstein Sandler PC, an AmLaw 200 law firm, after receiving her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and her bachelor’s degree with high honors and Phi Beta Kappa distinction from Rutgers College, Rutgers University.