Charles A. Brawley, III, was named Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary in November 2023.
Charlie leads our Legal department, including Government Affairs, Global Security, and Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability. He is a member of the Operating Committee, which focuses on Board-level matters and the development of Campbell’s Strategic Plan and Annual Operating Plan. He reports to the CEO.
Charlie joined the company in 2016 and most recently served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary, and Deputy General Counsel, overseeing Campbell’s legal functions of corporate governance, securities law, and commercial contracts.
Before joining the company, Charlie was Senior Vice President, Secretary, and Associate General Counsel of Lincoln Financial Group. He also spent several years at PMA Capital Corporation and Cigna Corporation. Charlie began his legal career with the law firm of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP in Philadelphia.
Charlie earned his Bachelor of Arts in economics, summa cum laude, from Saint Joseph’s University and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a member of the Law Review.