Davies announces appointment of General Counsel as it continues to strengthen its global leadership team

24th June 2020

LONDON, UK – 24 June 2020 – Davies, the leading specialist professional services and technology firm, today announces that it has appointed Jeff Chang as General Counsel. This newly created global role will provide a lead on all legal matters, with particular focus on M&A, commercial, and Davies’ strategic growth agenda. 

Currently a Partner at Osborne Clarke LLP, Jeff specialises in M&A transactional services for a range of clients across a number of sectors. Jeff will join the firm on 1 July and will report directly to the Group Chief Financial Officer, Tony Debiase as well as joining the global Executive Leadership Team. 

In April, Davies announced the appointment of a Group Chief Risk Officer, James Heath, in further move to strengthen its global leadership team as it continues its expansion in to new territories and to add new domain expertise. In February 2020 Davies was named as one of the fastest growing international companies in the Sunday Times International Track 200. 

Globally Davies has more than 3,700 colleagues, with operating centres across the UK, Ireland, Bermuda, the US and Canada.  The business delivers professional services and technology solutions across the risk and insurance value chain, including excellence in claims, underwriting, distribution, regulation, customer experience, human capital, digital transformation & change management. 

Dan Saulter, Group Chief Executive said: “We have worked closely with Jeff over many years and multiple transactions.  Having the chance to bring him in to Davies for this next phase of our growth was an opportunity I did not want to miss.  I’m delighted to welcome him to Davies and have him join our Executive Leadership Team. We have ambitious global goals over the next few years and having Jeff’s expertise in-house will be invaluable as we execute our plan.” 

Jeff Chang said: “I am delighted to be joining the Davies family and having worked with them on a number of interesting projects over the last few years, it seemed a natural fit and an exciting opportunity to pursue.  very much look forward to working alongside and supporting the Executive Leadership Team during and beyond this next phase of growth. 

For all media enquiries please contact Paris Baker, Head of Group Communications at paris.baker@davies-group.com or +44 7500 781175

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