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CMS Budapest Strengthens Insurance Practice with Senior Hire

CMS Budapest Strengthens Insurance Practice with Senior Hire


Istvan Pozsgay has joined the Insurance practice of CMS as Of Counsel.

Before joining CMS, he was Head of Legal and Data Protection Officer at MetLife Hungary and General Counsel and Compliance Officer at AIG/ALICO Hungary. According to the firm, Pozsgay "brings over 20 years of experience working as a commercial, transactional, and regulatory legal professional in multinational corporate environment at US-based insurance companies in Hungary." 

CMS Managing Partner Gabriella Ormai comments: “Adding Istvan to our team illustrates our mission to have the best sector-experts on board. He has an extremely valuable knowledge and understanding of the insurance sector, which we intend to fully capitalize on.”

“Istvan’s work as a corporate counsel earned him an outstanding reputation on the market and a strong national and international network of key figures in the insurance sector, which will be an invaluable asset to us,” added Zsolt Okanyi, CMS’s Global Head of Dispute Resolution and Head of Dispute Resolution at CMS Budapest.

“As Head of Legal at MetLife, I have been working with CMS for many years before actually joining the company, so I know that I will be part of a competent and professional team," said Pozsgay. "I am positive that my years of experience as a corporate counsel in a heavily regulated sector such as the insurance sector will add a new dimension to the team’s current capabilities.” 

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