Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, PepsiCo, Inc. 

David Flavell became General Counsel of Pepsi in 2021 after serving as Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer. Prior to joining Pepsi, he was General Counsel for Asia Pacific and Middle East with Danone, based in Shanghai. David spent the first 10 years of his career with Australian law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth where he was a corporate and anti-trust partner. 

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, David created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read David's pledge here

PepsiCo prides itself on being a long-time supporter of diversity. They were the first major company to appoint an African-American vice president and recently received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. One of PepsiCo's more recent diversity initiatives is a targeted leadership and gender diversity program for female employees in Saudi Arabia.

Joined LCLD 2010 

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program 
Fellows nominated:
2021: Randy Liebowitz, Berta Matos; 2011: Brian Nurse  

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2021: Adriana Berry, Connor Saenz, Jill Serpa

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2022: Jerosem Esparza Castillo, Mercedes Subhani, Tiffany Onyeze, Nosa Aimuyo, Katelynd Todd, Pratik Krishnan; 2020: Brandon Burke, Christopher Austin, Enyu Li, Chijioke Uwandu, Daniel Frea, Matthew Chang, Herschel Bowens; 2019: Meredith Bennett-Swanson, Muryum Khalid, Spencer Peoples, JaKayla DaBera; 2018: Yanna Banks, Yudiana Gonzales, Fariha Syed, Courtney Woods; 2017: Mehreen Ahmed, Aaron Diggins, Chan Tov McNamarah, Alexis Romero, Cameasha Turner; 2016: Stephanie Amador, Zachary Bailey, Merissa Pico, Lindsay Richardson

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016 

Annual Meeting (2021, 2020, 2016) 

Member: David Flavell

Diversity Professional: Jaren Dunning