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CMS appoints Dóra Petrányi as CEE Managing Director


CMS is pleased to announce that Dóra Petrányi has been appointed as the firm’s CEE Managing Director to manage and develop CMS operations in Central and Eastern Europe. Dora begins her four year term with effect from this month, May 2016, succeeding Andrew Kozlowski who has managed CMS’ CEE operations since 2011. Dora’s role will cover CMS offices in Bucharest, Budapest, Kyiv*, Poznań, Prague, Sofia**, Istanbul and Warsaw.

With more than 20 years of experience in the region and based in Budapest, Dora has held a number of leadership positions including Deputy Managing Partner for CEE and Co-Head of the CEE TMC Group. Her experience in leading regional teams and cross border projects includes 9 years in a leadership in-house position with Deutsche Telekom’s Hungarian subsidiary – one of the largest companies in Central and Eastern Europe. Her areas of specialisation span from IT law, competition law, IP law, public procurement matters and general commercial contracts, to corporate restructuring and M&A. She joined the firm in 2009.

“CMS is well positioned to meet all the complex challenges and opportunities faced by our clients,” Dora Petrányi, the new CMS CEE Managing Director comments. “My priorities are to build on our firm’s commitment to consistently provide our clients with the highest quality service and ensure that our teams work in a supportive and dynamic culture.”

Stephen Millar, CMS Managing Partner, comments: “Dora brings fantastic insight and experience to this key role. CEE continues to be an important region for us and we were delighted to be recognised as CEE Team of the Year by Chambers at the end of last month. I am looking forward to working with Dora and the CEE team to build on this success.”

* CMS Kyiv, 6th Floor, 38 Volodymyrska St, 01030 Kyiv, Ukraine

** CMS Sofia, Landmark Centre, 14 Tzar Osvoboditel Blvd, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria

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