Archive for November, 2018

BVI company appointed new Chief Financial Officer

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Lenta Ltd, BVI-registered company owning one of the largest retail chains in Russia, announced the appointment of the new Chief Financial Officer, upon completion of the notice period but no later than 31 March 2019. Rud Pedersen, who is currently CFO of Carlsberg Eastern Europe, will join Lenta to replace Jago Lemmens who resigned for family reasons.

Rud graduated from Aarhus School of Business in Denmark with the Master of Science degree in International Business Administration & Commercial Law and has an EMBA from London Business School (UK). Over the last 25 years he held a number of senior management positions in a diverse range of businesses, including FMCG, fashion and apparel retail, pharma. He has had experience in regional and group level roles, including Cadbury (Russia), Astrazeneca (Belgium), Levi Strauss (Belgium) and IC Group (Denmark). He started his career with Deloitte.

Harneys BVI Office top ranked by IFLR1000

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

British Virgin Islands office of Harneys law firm received a top tier ranking from IFLR1000 for both its Corporate and Investment Funds practices, thus remaining the leader in the law services of the jurisdiction.

BVI Managing Partner Colin Riegels has said in his comments: “We are delighted to retain our top tier ranking which is testament to our unmatched knowledge and experience in the BVI. Our clients continue to choose us for our attentive and personal service, the excellence of our work, and for our experience and leadership in the BVI”.

By words of clients, the BVI practice is “very user-friendly and practical in the nature of their advice. All attorneys are responsive and knowledgeable in their respective fields.”

Harneys is the largest and longest-established law firm in the British Virgin Islands, and the only firm with a dedicated investment funds team. It also provides fiduciary services to funds clients through its associated corporate and private wealth services business, Harneys Fiduciary.