Baker & McKenzie Appoints David MacLeod to Head of Global Business Solutions

Chicago, May 13, 2008 – LAWFUEL – Legal newswire – Baker & McKenzie has appointed David M. MacLeod as Director of Global Business Solutions. Mr. MacLeod, who will be based in Chicago, will take a leadership role in creating, implementing and delivering the Firm’s technology-based business solutions.

Mr. MacLeod has more than 20 years of experience in aligning technology investments with business strategy and functional directives for a diverse set of industry leading organizations. Most recently, he consulted, focusing on clients needing assistance setting and monitoring business goals. Prior to that he was an SVP responsible for leading IT investments, planning, customer service, and process re-engineering for one of the leading global restaurant companies. In addition, he spent 15 years with a Big Four accounting firm, six of those years as partner.

Sue Hall, Baker & McKenzie’s Director of Technology, said: “David’s background integrating strategy, business consulting and IT services into business solutions will help us enhance our information framework and customer service capabilities. Our Firm’s global growth requires us to become much better at planning and delivering international processes and application systems.”

Mr. MacLeod holds a Masters in Industrial Engineering and B.S. in Mathematics and Economics, both from the University of Pittsburgh.

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