James Savina, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Jim Savina serves as General Counsel of Wyndham Destinations, the world’s largest vacation ownership, exchange, and rental company. In his capacity as General Counsel, he oversees all aspects of the company’s legal services. Savina also serves as Corporate Secretary and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for the company.


Prior to joining Wyndham Destinations, Savina served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at The Kraft Heinz Company, where he played a central role in the merger of Kraft Foods Group and H. J. Heinz Company and led the combined company’s legal department. Previously, Savina served as Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer for Kraft Foods Group. His prior experience includes roles as Executive Director, Global Legal Investigations & Legal Operations for Avon Products; Senior Counsel and Director of Claims and Legal Administration for Energy Future Holdings; and Associate for Jones Day.


Savina earned his Juris Doctor degree cum laude from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from the University of Texas at Austin.