LONDON/WASHINGTON, D.C. 14 March 2016 – Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce that Ina Brock, current co-head of the Life Sciences Industry Sector Group, will fill a newly created role on the firm’s International Management Committee (IMC): Managing Partner – Clients and Industries.

In this new role, Brock will be responsible for the global management of key client relationships. She will also ensure that the firm’s Industry Sector Groups (aerospace & defense, automotive, consumer, education, energy & natural resources, financial institutions, infrastructure, insurance, life sciences, real estate, sports, technology, media & telecoms, transportation) have a substantial impact in the marketplace and will focus on continuing to improve client engagement and satisfaction.

Hogan Lovells has an in-depth client listening program to ensure that it is systematically gathering feedback from clients both in terms of current performance and areas for improvement. In 2015, the firm ranked third in BTI Consulting Group’s annual survey recognizing law firms that deliver “the absolute best levels of client service.”

“I am looking forward to this new challenge,” said Brock. “Our industry expertise allows us to offer the most strategic advice to our clients. This new position reinforces the strong alignment between Hogan Lovells and industry sectors.”

Brock’s practice comprises product liability, mass torts and pharmaceutical liability, including international conflict of laws, jurisdiction and forum non conveniens issues as well as strategic advice on crisis communication. She will continue her regular legal practice while she serves her three-year term. Asher Rubin will become the sole global head of Hogan Lovells’ market leading Life Sciences Group.

The IMC is the body that is responsible for setting and implementing the strategic direction and business operations of the firm and is made up of the heads of Hogan Lovells' five practice groups and five administrative regions.

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