Non-executive director appointed to the board of DLA Piper International

DLA Piper announced the appointment of Lou Pagnutti as a non-executive director to the board of DLA Piper International. He will also chair DLA Piper International’s risk committee and sit on the audit and remuneration committees and on the firm’s global board.

Pagnutti is experienced with finance, corporate development, risk management, legal, procurement, shared services and technology. Pagnutti has served as chairperson and chief executive officer, the inaugural managing partner of Asia Pacific and global managing partner – business enablement of EY, and as a board member of BCE, Bell Canada and numerous charitable entities.

“Lou has built up extensive experience in his time at EY and has proven that he has a strong strategic mindset, particularly when it comes to international expansion, client service and service line development,” said Andrew Darwin, global co-chairperson of DLA Piper International,in the news release.