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Murgitroyd appoints new COO & new Managing Director for Trade Marks

Murgitroyd appointments to Leadership Team

Left to right: Joanne Lecky, newly-appointed Managing Director of Murgitroyd’s Trade Mark Group; Helen Archibald, the company’s new Chief Operating Officer; and Gordon Stark, Chief Executive Officer. Picture credit: Peter Devlin

Murgitroyd is delighted to announce two Senior Appointments to our Leadership Team.

Helen Archibald joins Murgitroyd as our new COO. Joanne Lecky is appointed Managing Director, Trade Marks.

Gordon Stark, CEO, commented: “Innovation has never been more important to companies and this demand is providing us with opportunities to support our clients as they look to use that innovation to create a competitive advantage and enhance company value. As one of the world’s largest patent and trade mark attorney firms, Murgitroyd has ambitions to grow further and having the right senior team in place to support that growth is vital.

“We are thrilled to attract someone of Helen’s calibre to Murgitroyd. Helen will lead business operations across our international office network and her experience in legal professional services will enhance our ability to focus on strategic delivery, operational efficiency and the use of technology to support our growth ambitions. Helen’s background in HR will also be important in supporting and developing the talent within the company, as our people are at the heart of our business.

“Joanne Lecky is a skilled trade mark attorney, trusted by her clients to protect their brands. She has also demonstrated the drive and leadership skills to ensure that our trade mark group remains a leader in its field and responds to the changing needs of brand owners as they embrace an increasingly digital world. Joanne’s appointment reflects the importance which we place within Murgitroyd on providing tangible opportunities for career development, as the company grows.”

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