Hogan Lovells has announced new appointments to the law firm’s international management committee (IMC) and board. Reflecting the growing diversity of the partnership and the firm, 50% of the board members are women and both the board and the IMC include a number of diverse partners.
Appointed to the IMC are José María Balañá, regional managing partner for the EMEA region, effective May 1, taking on the role from Marie-Aimée de Dampierre, who will become the chair; and James Doyle, practice group leader of the corporate & finance practice, effective July 1, taking on the role from David Gibbons who will return full time to his practice.
The new board members, effective May 1, are Lillian S. Hardy, elected to the Washington D.C. seat, taking on the role from Cate Stetson, who has served two terms on the board; Adrian Walker, re-elected to the London seat; and Andreas von Falck, elected to the "at large” seat, taking on the role from Clay James.
The firm has also appointed David Bonser as managing partner of the corporate practice, working with James Doyle; and Sébastien Gros as regional administrative partner for the EMEA region, supporting José María Balañá.
Marie-Aimée de Dampierre, current regional managing partner for the EMEA region, will take on the role of chair on May 1.