Christopher Bown was announced as CVC Capital Partners’ latest senior adviser in November 2013. He is the third senior partner to move in-house from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer since September 2013. He left the firm at the end of the financial year, taking up his new role in May 2014.
Aflac, one of the largest supplementary insurers in the US, has announced the promotion of Audrey Boone Tillman to general counsel. She is based at the company’s Columbus, Georgia headquarters and will take over the role following a transition period.
Medical device company Unilife has announced the appointment of John Ryan as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. He took up his role on 8 May at the company’s York, Pennsylvania headquarters.
Eduardo Soto Pires has joined Mattos Muriel Kestener Advogados after 13 years at Veirano Advogados. He joins as a partner head of the labour department based in São Paulo.
Well-known practitioner Emmanuelle Trombe has left Dechert to join the Paris office of McDermott Will & Emery in its corporate advisory practice group.
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