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Eversheds appoints renowned compliance expert in Madrid

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    Law firm Eversheds has announced the appointment of Maria Hernández, who has joined the Madrid office as a Partner, bolstering the firm’s Global Compliance and Crisis Management team.

    Maria joins the firm from Pentair where she was the Head of Legal for the Southern European Region and Chief Compliance Counsel for European Operations. Prior to that, she held a number of similar roles at other large multinationals including Tyco, where she was in a global compliance position reporting to the Audit Committee.

    As well as advising on the design and implementation of global compliance programs, Maria is also very experienced in handling internal investigations. Maria was voted Corporate Compliance Lawyer of the Year at the Golden Awards Iberian Lawyer awards 2014.

    Commenting on her appointment, Maria said:

    “I am excited to join the Eversheds team at a time when compliance has never been higher on the boardroom agenda. I look forward to working with the team in Madrid, as well as colleagues around the world to build on the team’s abilities.”

    Matthew Allen, Global Head of Financial Services Disputes and Investigations at Eversheds added:

    “Maria is a key strategic addition to the Global Compliance and Crisis Management team and I look forward to working with her. She also has extensive experience in Latin America and will work with the Latam group as we continue to grow our capabilities in the region.”

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