4 April 2016 – Hogan Lovells announced today that it is making a series of changes to management roles in various practice groups and offices, effective 1 May 2016.

The firm will implement the following changes:

  • Pierre Reuter will become the Luxembourg Office Managing Partner
  • Charles Rix will lead the global Insurance industry sector
  • Agnes Dover will complete her term as the Practice Group Leader of the Government Regulatory practice
  • Alice Valder Curran will assume the role of Practice Group Leader of the Government Regulatory practice and step down as the Regional Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C. area
  • Eve Howard will take on the role of Regional Managing Partner of the Washington D.C. area

CEO Steve Immelt stated: “I am beyond grateful for the hard work, collaboration, and dedication to the firm’s success that is demonstrated by these powerful leaders. These individuals lead the way for our team to work together to solve the biggest legal issues facing our clients in major industries and regions around the globe. I am confident that the new shift in leadership will reiterate the fundamentals needed for the continued growth and development of the firm."

Reuter has temporarily filled the role of Office Managing Partner in Luxembourg since the death of former Managing Partner, Jean-Michel Schmidt in February 2016. Reuter, who focuses his Corporate practice on investment funds, was one of the two founding partners of the Luxembourg office in 2013.

Rix, an experienced London-based member of the Insurance Industry sector, will lead the group following the resignation of Christoph Kueppers as Sector Head. Kueppers will continue his work in the industry and focus on developing the firm’s German Insurance practice.

Dover served as the Government Regulatory Practice Group Leader since 2013. Based in Washington D.C., she has counseled government contractor clients for more than 30 years in the defense, energy, information technology, and biotechnology industries.

Prior to her new role as Director of the Government Regulatory Practice Group, Valder Curran served as the Regional Managing Partner of the Washington D.C. area since May 2015. In addition to her work in the pharmaceutical industry, she has helped spearhead the firm’s industry-sector approach to driving business as part of Project Redefine.

Howard focuses her practice on transactions involving a range of corporate and securities matters across a variety of industries. As the Regional Managing Partner in the D.C. area, she will lead the Washington D.C., Baltimore, Northern Virginia, and Philadelphia offices.

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