Nancy Dowling

General Counsel and Vice President, Public and Scientific Affairs, Danone North America

Nancy Dowling is General Counsel and Vice President, Public and Scientific Affairs at Danone North America. Before re-joining the North American business in 2021, Nancy served in various global roles for Danone including as General Counsel Specialized Nutrition based in Amsterdam, NL, advising on the global breast milk substitutes, early diet and advanced medical nutrition businesses.  Subsequently, she was appointed Global General Counsel of Essential Dairy and Plant Based Products with a team based in Paris, advising on the global dairy and plant-based businesses. Nancy joined Danone in 2006 as Senior Counsel for The Dannon Company, Inc. in White Plains, New York succeeding to General Counsel in Dannon, U.S. in 2011.  Before starting at Danone, Nancy worked for Sears Roebuck and Company and World Kitchen in Chicago.  Nancy started her career at The Procter & Gamble Company where she worked as Senior Counsel supporting the business in a variety of roles and prior to that as a litigator at Keck, Mahin and Cate in Chicago, Illinois.