KPMG has appointed four new partners, three of them women, for its Legal area (KPMG Abogados), out of 25 promotions
Irene Cao (pictured top left), Francisco Carramolino (pictured bottom left), Pilar Gª Molinero (pictured top right) and Carmen Mulet (pictured bottom right) are the new partners in the Legal area of KPMG, known locally as KPMG Abogados. These promotions have been appointed out of 25, meaning a new record for the company. In addition, as a result of the firm’s career development plans to boost internal talent, KPMG has promoted 39 of its professionals to director and 184 to manager, demonstrating the firm’s commitment to the development of its internal talent.
Irene Cao has been, for the last four years until now, director in the area of Taxation of the Financial sector. She joined the firm in 2005. In addition to her private practice career, she has been a Tax Law teacher at the Universidad de Nebrija and in the Master´s degree in International Business Law at Universidad CEU San Pablo. She is a Law graduate from Universidad Pontificia Comillas.
Francisco Carramolino has been until now director de Outsourcing & Compliance, Tax at KPMG. Francisco studied at Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Relaciones laborales between 1998 and 2001, then at RED FODIRH in Internacional RH between 2017 and 2017, then at RED FODIRH in Internacional RH between 2017 and 2017.
Pilar Gª Molinero, has been last six years head of of Deal Advisory, M&A Tax. She joined the firm in 2007 from Baker McKenzie. She is a Law and Business Administration graduate from Universidad Pontificia Comillas.
Carmen Mulet has been, since 2013, head of the Regulatory, Administrative and Competition Department of the Barcelona office of KPMG Abogados. Until that year, she developed her professional career specialising in Administrative Law at Garrigues. She has extensive experience in advising on matters related to Urban Planning and the Environment, Public Procurement, subsidies and Public Aid and Regulated Sectors (ports, coasts, mines). In addition, during her professional career she has advised on Administrative Sanctioning and Contentious-Administrative proceedings related to these matters. Carmen also has extensive experience in Legal audits of Corporate transactions. She is a Law graduate from the Universidad Pompeu Fabra and holds a diploma in Management and Public Administration from the same university.
In total, KPMG has appointed a record 25 new partners in Spain. These new partners are Lidón Ballesteros, Cristina Carreras, Dídac Feliubadaló, Sergio Gámez, Sergio González-Isla, Sofía Ibáñez, David Relats and Josep Salvador in the Audit department; Irene Cao, Francisco Carramolino, Pilar Gª Molinero and Carmen Mulet in the Legal department; Héctor Domínguez, David Hurtado, Fernando Ramos, Carlos Solans and Javier Torres in Deal Advisory; Javier Aznar, Ignacio Crespo, Javier Aznar, Ignacio Hurtado, Fernando Ramos, Carlos Solans and Javier Torres in Deal Advisory; Héctor Domínguez, David Hurtado, Fernando Ramos, Carlos Solans and Javier Torres in Deal Advisory; Javier Aznar, Ignacio Crespo, Virginia Souto and Rafael Tejedor in Consulting; Ignacio Díaz and Arnold Laniepce in Financial Services Consulting; José Angel Alonso in the global network of centres of excellence ‘Lighthouse’ and Miguel Arce in Markets.
The president of KPMG in Spain, Juanjo Cano, stressed that his priority is “to attract and contribute to the development of the best talent in the firm. We want people who are committed, who join us in our passion for excellence and who prioritise the client. In addition, he added: “There is another common requirement that we look for in each of the people who are part of our firm and that goes beyond training and experience: it is about sharing our purpose of bringing confidence and driving change, always in line with our values of integrity, excellence, courage, collaboration and contributing value to society.”