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Bakers revamps executive committee as management contenders stand down

Oct 30, 2017 - The Lawyer
Board and Executive Moves

Baker McKenzie EMEA chair Gary Senior is to stand down from his role after three years, as part of a number of leadership changes announced by the firm.  

Baker McKenzie EMEA chair Gary Senior is to stand down after the end of his three-year term, as part of a number of leadership changes announced by the firm.

Senior will be replaced on the firm's executive committee by Amsterdam tax partner Erik Scheer, who will lead Bakers' operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Bakers' Latin America chair Claudia Prado is also standing down after a four-year term, making way for Colombia-based Jaime Trujillo. He is chair of the firm's Latin America M&A group.Both Prado and Senior threw their hats into the ring for Bakers' global chair elections last year, with London head Paul Rawlinson going on to win the contest...