Fireside Chat with Top Silicon Valley General Counsel

Fireside Chat with Top Silicon Valley General Counsel

London  |  February, 2018

Thursday, 30 November 2017

I’m thrilled that a Top Silicon Valley General Counsel will join us for a Fireside Chat in London next February.

More details to follow.

Have a great evening,

Colin

E: colin@lawyersbdc.com


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Lawyers’ BD CLUB Fireside Chat in London

22 November, 2017


Siobhan Moriarty Global General Counsel of Diageo Plc in conversation with Colin Carroll



SIOBHAN MORIARTY

General Counsel, Diageo plc

Siobhán is a graduate of University College Dublin and is admitted as a solicitor in Ireland and in the UK.  She held various positions in law firm private practice in Dublin and London, principally 7 years as a corporate lawyer with Clifford Chance, before joining Diageo’s in-house legal team in 1997.  Siobhán has done a variety of roles in Diageo, including Corporate M&A Counsel, Regional Counsel Ireland and General Counsel Europe, before taking on responsibility for leadership of the global legal team as General Counsel in 2013.  She has been a member of the Executive Committee of Diageo plc since 2013.  Siobhán is also the joint Executive Committee sponsor of Diageo’s diversity and inclusion agenda, which has set itself the goal of achieving 35% female leadership in Diageo by 2020 and 40% by 2025.  Siobhán has previously served for two years as a Diageo nominated non-executive director on East African Breweries Limited, one of the largest listed companies on the Nairobi Stock exchange.  As part of the FT Innovative Lawyers series, Siobhán was recognised for breaking boundaries in the law in the Financial Times list of top 20 global general counsel as part of the 2017 FT Global GC 20 list.  In addition, Siobhán was named as one of the top 50 female champions in the inaugural 2017 FT and HERoes Champions of Women in Business list, recognised for helping to address the gender imbalance in business, “celebrating not just those who have achieved significant success in their own careers, but also those elevating others during their rise through the ranks.  Real change makers, who can be looked up to as pioneers of equality and inclusion”.

Diageo is a FTSE10 company, listed on both the London Stock Exchange (DGE) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEO).  It is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands, including Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Buchanan’s and Windsor whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray and Guinness.  Diageo’s products are sold in more than 180 countries around the world.  For more information about Diageo, its people, brands, and performance, visit www.diageo.com. Please also visit Diageo’s global responsible drinking resource, www.DRINKiQ.com, for information, initiatives, and ways to share best practice.


Some of our previous guest speakers

at

The Lawyers’ BD CLUB


Colin Carroll

Email:  colin@lawyersbdc.com

Website:  www.lawyersbdc.com 


OUR PREVIOUS INTERVIEWS


Arianna Huffington

Co-founder, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, one of the world’s most influential news and information brands.

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Please click here for our interview with Arianna Huffington


 Linda Rottenberg

CEO of Endeavor

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Linda was named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and one of TIME’s 100 “Innovators for the 21st century”.

Please click here for our interview with Linda Rottenberg, CEO


JANICE FLYNN

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What I’ve learned is that fear is not something that should hold you back from what you want to do.

Janice A. Flynn, Managing Partner, US Visa Solutions 

Please click here for our interview with Janice A. Flynn


Peter King

Corporate Partner at Weil  |  London

Don’t lose touch with people you enjoy working with and aim to build long term working relationships.  They are likely to become important to you later in your career.  [Peter King, Partner at Weil]

Please click here for our interview with Peter King


Previous Laywers BD Club Event

Fireside Chat in PARIS

with Bjarne Tellmann

Venue:  Hogan Lovells, Paris

More details are on this link