Hogan Lovells´ board has chosen Miguel Zaldivar, who currently serves as chief executive for the Asia Pacific Middle East region, as its next CEO
Hong Kong based Zaldivar will serve a four year term and replace outgoing CEO Steve Immelt, who will have served in the role for six years.
He specializes in the development and financing of infrastructure projects and other international financing schemes. Throughout his more than 30 years of professional career, Zaldivar has led cross-border teams in the negotiation and execution of transactions in different jurisdictions, sectors and specialties such as project finance, stock market, mergers and acquisitions, resolution of arbitration disputes and other commercial and financial matters.
Zaldivar’s appointment is subject to a confirmatory vote by the partners, the result of which will be announced in December.