Associate General Counsel
Cindy Chen is the Associate General Counsel and head of the Corporate & Transactions group within the Legal Department at Pernod Ricard USA, a premium spirits and wine company whose portfolio includes prestigious brands such as Absolut, Tequila Avión, The Glenlivet, Jameson, Malibu and Kahlúa. Prior to joining Pernod Ricard, she served as Senior Counsel at Johnson & Johnson, where she focused on M&A transactions for the Medical Devices & Diagnostics group, as well as the Consumer Products group. She also was appointed the board attorney for Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions. Before joining Johnson & Johnson, she was an M&A associate at Skadden, Arps where she worked represented clients such as Citibank, Deutsch Bank, Shionogi & Co. and Valeant Pharmaceuticals in a variety of transactions.