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MAGNUSSON NAMES NEW CEO IN SWEDEN

2017-09-25

Ewa Ihrman is appointed the CEO of Magnusson Sweden, as one of the few non-lawyer CEOs in the legal industry.

3c319375547b56b00970ba2cadbee2730ce10e88b880f566?1507274528Magnusson’s alumna, Ewa is a senior manager with extensive professional experience from various industries, including advertising and communication, start-up and professional services.

She was a part of the team when Magnusson was formed and assumed the role of CFO until 2011. Afterwards Ewa pursued a successful career as CFO, Partner and Executive Board member in a well-known advertising and communication agency, A World Beneath (AWB), playing a key role in the development of the company. She also started My Driving Academy, which is an innovative driving school concept.

“I am delighted to welcome Ewa Ihrman as the new CEO of Magnusson Sweden. We know that Ewa is a highly appreciated colleague in our organisation and I am convinced that also in her new role she will contribute with skills, new thinking, joy and energy. Both existing and new clients will benefit from her experience gained outside the legal sector coupled with the knowledge of Magnusson and the professional services industry”, says Per Magnusson, Senior Partner and Founder of Magnusson International.

“It is a unique opportunity for me to join as the CEO in Sweden, which is the largest operation of Magnusson. I have been closely following the development of the firm and I am thrilled to be a part of the team again. My goal is to ensure that we constantly challenge ourselves and continue to improve and change, allowing our employees to grow in a dynamic and open environment”, says Ewa Ihrman.

More than 50% of the entire Magnusson team in terms of headcount is managed by female managers, including two largest offices (Stockholm and Warsaw) and two largest operations (Poland and Sweden).

Contact:

Per Magnusson, Advokat / Senior Partner / Founder
M: +46 70 611 75 07; E: per.magnusson@magnussonlaw.com

About Magnusson

Magnusson offers seamless legal services in all countries across the Baltic Sea Region and beyond (in Belarus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hong Kong / China, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Ukraine). The firm is on a regular basis recommended by independent standard setting publications, such as The Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. 

Magnusson is the first law firm ever to win the British Legal Awards for three consecutive years: in 2012, 2013 and 2014 the firm was named European Law Firm of the Year. The firm also won The Lawyer European Awards in 2011 (Law Firm of the Year the Nordics) and in 2014 (Law Firm of the Year Poland). Both in 2012 and 2013, Magnusson scooped the top prize at the Årets Advokatbyrå Awards for the best law firm in Sweden. In 2015, the firm won the inaugural Legal Innovation Awards 2015 by Legal Week (International Innovation).

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