Ace Annan Ankomah, renowned Ghanaian lawyer and Managing partner at Benchi-Enchil, Letsa and Ankomah, has been elected as one of the four Board of Directors of Lex Mundi, a global network of independent law firms.
Lex Mundi is a professional services network, and it is the largest law firm network with indepth experience in over 100 countries.
Lex Mundi announced Mr. Ankomah’s election alongside three others who have also been appointed to the Board after the 2018 Lex Mundi Leadership Summit and Annual Conference in New York. The appointees will serve four-year terms.
“The membership elected four new directors to the Lex Mundi Board of Directors: Ace Ankomah of Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah (Ghana), Christoph Lang of Pestalozzi (Switzerland), Agustin R. Montilla, IV of Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & de los Angeles (Philippines), and Nicolás Piaggio of Guyer & Regules (Uruguay),” Lex Mundi said in a statement.
Besides electing Board members, the network also elected Tiziana Sucharitkul as the Chair of the Board of Directors.
Ms. Sucharitkul, the co-managing partner of Tilleke & Gibbins (Thailand), has served on Lex Mundi’s Board of Directors since 2015.
“I am honored to serve as the Chair of Lex Mundi,” said Ms. Sucharitkul, “I look forward to enhancing the visibility of Lex Mundi and its member firms and to demonstrating the strength of Lex Mundi as an unparalleled network of top-tier firms around the globe for handling complex cross-border transactions and disputes for multinational clients.”
Lex Mundi’s Board of Directors also elected Benjamin Haglund of Day Pitney LLP (USA, New Jersey) to the position of Chair-Elect, Michelle Liberman of S. Horowitz & Co. (Israel) to the position of Secretary, and David Greenwald of Jenner & Block LLP (USA, Illinois) to the position of Treasurer.
Angie Castille of Faegre Baker Daniels (USA, Indiana and Minnesota) and Alexander Ritvay of Noerr LLP (Germany) will serve on the Lex Mundi Executive Committee along with Ms. Sucharitkul, Mr. Haglund, Ms. Liberman, Mr. Greenwald, Sebastian Iribarne of Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal, the out-going Chair, and Carl Anduri, Lex Mundi’s President.
Lex Mundi member firms offer clients preferred access to more than 21,000 lawyers worldwide.
Each member firm is required to provide a full range of commercial legal services, and is considered a leader in the use of technology and law firm management.
Lex Mundi’s leadership consists of six Officers and a Board of Directors.