Firm Elects New Board Members

16 May 2016

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has elected Andrea Accornero to the firm’s Board, and re-elected Fiona Loughrey for another term.

Andrea joined Simmons & Simmons as a partner in Milan in 2008. He specialises in private equity and M&A issues with a particular focus on acquisitions, disposals and refinancings for some of the most respected and recognised organisations in Italy and internationally.

Fiona is a partner and head of the firm’s employment practice in China. She was one of the first lawyers in Hong Kong to specialise in employment law and is also chair of the Employment Law Committee of the Hong Kong Law Society.

The Simmons & Simmons Board is now comprised of Colin Passmore (Chairman), Jeremy Hoyland (ex officio as the firm’s Managing Partner), Andrea Accornero, Caroline Hunter-Yeats, Fiona Loughrey, Alyson Lockett, Leo Verhoeff, Patrick Wallace, Rodger Hughes and Michael Woodford (as non-executive directors), and Kathryn Greaves (ex officio as the firm’s financial director).

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