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Matthias Lichtblau

CMS Executive Director

CMS Legal Services EEIG
Neue Mainzer Straße 2–4
60311 Frankfurt
Languages English, German

Matthias Lichtblau is Executive Director at CMS since December 2013. In his role, he oversees all global operations of CMS and its 17 member firms. In particular, he focuses on the following areas: cross-border business development, marketing & communications, business technology/IT, human resources, training and development as well as financial planning and budgeting.

Matthias is member of the Global Board and CMS Executive Committee. Along with the Board, he developed and implemented the Strategy 2025 which focuses on geographical expansion, digital and client development. Matthias is based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Before taking on his current position, Matthias was Director of Business Development and Communications at CMS Germany. Matthias joined CMS in 2007. Prior to this, he spent seven years at Clifford Chance where he was a member of the European Regional Management team and Head of Business Development for Germany.

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  • 2006 – Executive MBA at SaÏd Business School, University of Oxford
  • 1999 – Obtained PhD degree, University of Hohenheim, Germany
  • 1994 – MBA in business administration and economics, University of Mannheim, Germany
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