Cécile Schobben joined Stibbe on 1 May 2020 as Chief Operating Officer (COO). With the appointment of Cécile Schobben, the executive board of the Amsterdam law firm has been expanded to four members.
Cécile Schobben has extensive experience as a director. Prior to her appointment at Stibbe, she was a member of the executive board of Dirkzwager Legal & Tax and at Kennedy Van der Laan. Prior to this she held various (management) positions at Wolters Kluwer and ABN AMRO. In her new position, her responsibilities will include Stibbe's business services organisation and the further implementation of Stibbe's strategy.
David Orobio de Castro, Managing Partner of Stibbe: "We are very pleased with Cécile’s arrival. She has great knowledge and experience in our sector, and is therefore perfect for the role of COO. Given the rapid growth of our firm in recent years and the great demand for high-end legal expertise such as we offer, Cécile’s arrival is very welcome."
Cécile Schobben: "I am delighted to have joined Stibbe as COO. It is a leading firm with top expertise and an excellent reputation, to which I would like to make my contribution."
With the appointment of Cécile Schobben, Stibbe's executive board now consists of David Orobio de Castro (Managing Partner), Michael Molenaars, Job van Hooff and Cécile Schobben (COO).