Herbert Smith Freehills Lands Kirkland CFO

Law360, New York (July 02, 2013, 8:04 PM ET) -- Herbert Smith Freehills on Tuesday announced the appointment of a new chief financial officer brought in from Kirkland & Ellis LLP to oversee financial integration following the firm's cross-border merger last year.

Nick Willmott, who has been CFO at Kirkland since 2004 and working from the Chicago office, will start at the firm in September. He will be based in the firm's London office, the firm said.

Before joining Kirkland, Willmott held senior finance positions at Pepsi-Cola International Ltd., according to his Kirkland bio, and at...
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