Fernanda Beraldi works for Cummins Inc. in Indianapolis as Director, Ethics and Compliance - International, and Corporate Counsel. Cummins is a Fortune 150 multinational with operations in more than 190 countries and that has been selected 10 years in a row as one of the Ethisphere’s “Most Ethical Companies”. Fernanda has 14 years of legal experience, and started at Cummins in July 2015 as Director, Ethics and Compliance – Latin America, after having worked for more than 6 years for the third-largest aircraft manufacturer, Embraer SA. She is a dual-licensed (Brazil and Indiana) lawyer from Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Fernanda completed her Master of Laws program in Corporate and Commercial Law at Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, graduating cum laude. She was also one of the commencement speakers.
Fernanda’s past work experience exposed her to a broad array of foreign countries, cultural aspects and several subjects related to compliance, such as export control and anti-bribery regulations and enforcement, interaction with government officials and state-owned entities, conflicts of interest, creation of worldwide sales agents policies, and creation of the content and provision of global and/or customized training to Embraer’s employees and third parties on these important matters.
In her legal role for the Cummins’ Legal Department, she uses her extensive experience, her negotiation and language skills, her business acumen and legal knowledge in U.S. and other foreign jurisdictions’ laws as a cross-border transactions and commercial agreements attorney to support Cummins’ Power Systems business unit.