The partners of Bennett Jones are pleased to announce that Hugh MacKinnon has been acclaimed to another five-year term, commencing April 2018, as the firm's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Hugh has served in those roles since 2005.
"Hugh's leadership and vision have been central to establishing Bennett Jones as a top-tier business law firm," says John Mercury, Lead Director of Bennett Jones’ Partnership Board.
"During Hugh's tenure, we have deepened our talent pool and client base, while constantly exploring innovative ways of delivering value to clients. Hugh's ability to execute on our strategy has been key to our success and brand—we look forward to more of that over the next five years."
Bennett Jones was ranked a 2017 Aon Platinum Level Best Employer in Canada, the highest level of recognition in the annual study. This was the 15th consecutive year the firm has been selected as a Best Employer. The firm has been named one of Alberta's Top Employers since 2011. In the past five years Bennett Jones has also been ranked as a top employer in Canada for young people and a best employer in the Greater Toronto Area.
About Bennett Jones
Bennett Jones is one of Canada's premier business law firms and home to over 380 lawyers and business advisors in nine offices. With deep experience in complex transactions and litigation matters, the firm is well equipped to advise foreign businesses and investors with Canadian ventures, and connect Canadian businesses and investors with opportunities around the world.
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