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Lombard International Assurance, a global leader in wealth structuring solutions, has appointed Monica Risam to the role of General Counsel for its European operations. She will report to Axel Hörger, European CEO of Lombard International Assurance. 
 

 

Risam will lead a multi-disciplinary team, including the Legal, Regulatory Affairs, Company Secretariat, Risk and Compliance functions which are responsible for ensuring the provision of commercial and corporate services and advice to the European business. In addition, Monica will join the Executive Committee and will be involved in developing and implementing the company’s growth strategy.
 
Risam joins Lombard International Assurance from Aviva plc, where she led the UK Life legal and company secretarial teams. During her six years with Aviva, Risam also held the positions of General Counsel, Aviva Group and General Counsel, Aviva Europe. Prior to joining Aviva, Monica spent seven years at GE Capital and began her legal career as an associate with Weil, Gotshal & Manges in London and New York. Monica is dual qualified to practise law in the United States and the United Kingdom.
 
Axel Hörger of Lombard International Assurance, says: “We are very pleased to welcome Monica to our team. Her experience will be indispensable to us at a time of ongoing and rapid regulatory and fiscal change across Europe. Her global outlook will be a considerable asset to Lombard International as we continue to grow our business internationally in an increasingly complex environment.”

Risam says: “I am very excited to be joining the Lombard International team and supporting the ongoing success of the Group’s market-leading wealth structuring solutions. I have a passion for driving change and am delighted by the opportunity to work with such a strong brand and rapidly growing business.”
 
Ms. Risam is a non-executive member of the Elton John Aids Foundation’s Finance & Investment Committee. She is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center in Washington DC.
 

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