22 Jun 2015

New global management appointments at Reed Smith

Corporate law firm Reed Smith has announced Lucy Dillon as its new chief knowledge officer and Steven Agnoli as its chief information officer; both started this month.

CKO and CIO roles are increasingly important to international law firms Traxlergirl

Ms. Dillon is based in the firm’s London office and was formerly director of knowledge management at law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner, where she developed the knowledge management practice across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Mr. Agnoli joins Reed Smith after a stint as head of global IT transformation at generic drug maker Mylan NV and is based in the Pittsburgh office. He also brings law firm experience to the new job, having spent more than a decade as CIO at K&L Gates.

Increasingly important roles

Gary Sokulski, Reed Smith’s chief operating officer, said: ‘The roles of CKO and CIO are increasingly important to a global law firm’s success.' Sources: Australasian Lawyer; Reed Smith; The Wall Street Journal