Alan Ragueneau, the former Legal Director Market Operations and Sales EMEA at Whirlpool, has joined Nextlaw In-House Solutions, Dentons’ global legal operation advisory, as Europe Managing Director.
Ragueneau studied at Cardiff University, the University of Nantes, and the University of California School of Law. Prior to joining Whirlpool in the spring of 2018 he was European Chief Counsel at Mondelez International and served as Global Head of IP at Galderma.
According to Dentons, "throughout his career, he has had a passion for developing and optimizing legal operation strategies and solutions across various legal practice areas – including intellectual property, transactional/M&A, antitrust, privacy, and compliance."
“I am delighted to welcome a professional of Alan’s calibre to lead our European team," said Chris Pinnington, CEO of Nextlaw In-House Solutions. "With more than two decades of experience in the legal departments of large multinationals, he has a deep understanding of the most pressing challenges facing general counsel, as well as innovative solutions to address them."
“In my new role for Nextlaw In-House Solutions, my main focus will be to help clients bring innovation to their legal departments, improve their operational strategies, manage spending, implement new management systems, as well as lead and engage their teams,” said Ragueneau, of his new mandate.