Appleby has announced changes to the management structure of the Appleby Group.
Following elections on Thursday, 5 May, Michael O’Connell was appointed to a three-year term as Group Managing Partner, succeeding Peter Bubenzer who has been in the role since 2002.
Mr. O’Connell has been at Appleby since 1984 and became a partner in 1990. He is the office managing partner of Appleby’s Jersey office and practices in the firm’s Litigation and Insolvency team.
Peter Bubenzer was elected chair of the Group.
The Group Management Company Board was elected in place of the Executive Board and includes Mr. Bubenzer and Mr. O’Connell as ex-officio members, and five elected members: John Bisson, David Lines, Stephen James (from the Cayman office), Fraser Robertson and Nick Verardi.