Baker Mckenzie Appoints Kurt Haegeman As Global Chair of Consumer Goods & Retail Group
Kurt Haegeman is going to join the office of Baker Mckenzie as Global Chair of Consumer Goods & Retail Group from 1st July 2021. In 1996, Kurt joined Baker Mckenzie and became a partner in 2006. His sharp vision of the solution is believed to be much beneficial for the firm's clients, post-pandemic.
The Global Chair of Baker Mckenzie's Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Group is going to welcome Kurt Haegeman, on 1st July 20201, after Alyssa Auberger, vacates the office.
Kurt has been a member of Baker Mckenzie's CG&R Steering Committee as a competent partner in the office in Brussels, for the last four years. This office is at present on secondment to Tokyo. His association with the firm started in 1996 and by 2006 he was appointed as a partner.
Under Mr. Haegeman's representation, CG&R has served in complicated multi-jurisdictional antitrust matters, also he has been in the front line in support of the consumer and retail response during the pandemic, representing the firm, as a part of the Resilience, Recovery and Renewal framework.
In response to the new appointment, Kurt expressed his honour for the opportunity to lead the group which is already highly collaborated and strong. He also claimed the clients experienced a hard hit due to the pandemic and appreciated the sector for the quick adaption to a socially-distanced world and continued to grow. He forwarded his gratitude to Alyssa Auberger for her effort to the group since 2016.
Milton Cheng, the Global Chair of Baker Mckenzie, is delighted with the appointment of Kurt to the new role. He believes the experience and efficiency of Kurt Haegeman will be beneficial especially to the clients affected by the pandemic. He is hopeful towards the solution-oriented strong attitude of Kurt towards the sector to bring growth under his supervision.