Member of the Board
Fiona Dawson joined the LEGO A/S Board of Directors in August 2020.
Fiona Dawson worked for family-owned Mars, Incorporated for over thirty years, and retired in July 2021 to focus on her Board Portfolio. During her career, Fiona held a wide range of leadership and marketing roles including President of Global Retail and Mars Chocolate UK, and European Marketing Vice President. Her last role was as Global President for Mars Foods’ portfolio of household brands, the various Multi-Segment markets in Mars, Incorporated, and the Global Customers, sitting on the Mars, Incorporated Leadership team. Mars, Incorporated has global annual revenues of more than US$40 billion.
Fiona has a passion for the advancement of women in business and is Chair of the United Kingdom’s Women’s Business Council, a government backed, and industry led group seeking to advance women’s careers in business and address the gender pay gap.
She joined the Board of Marks and Spencer in May 2021 and Kerry Foods in January 2022 and sits on a number of advisory Boards including Trinity Business School in Dublin, and The Social Mobility Foundation. Previously Fiona has been President of the IGD, Vice President of the UK’s Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and previously, served on the Economic Development Advisory Group to the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID).
Ms. Dawson holds a BBS degree in Business from Trinity College, Dublin. In March 2021 she was awarded an Honorary CBE (Commander of the British Empire), for services to Women and the Economy.