Ascendant Group Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorianne Gilbert to the position of General Counsel, effective February 1, 2017 and Secretary, effective November 4, 2016.

Reporting directly to the CEO, Ms. Gilbert is responsible for all legal affairs of Ascendant Group Limited, its Board and subsidiary companies.  Her role is to provide business and legal advice to each of the businesses, ensuring the Group operates within the relevant legal and regulatory framework.  She is also responsible for good corporate governance at the Board level.

“I am pleased to have someone of Lorianne’s caliber on our Leadership Team.  She has been a terrific asset since coming on board in September 2016 as Interim General Counsel and Secretary”, said Sean Durfy, President & CEO.  “Her vast legal experience in a range of areas will serve us well as we move into a new regulatory environment and chapter of growth for our company.”

Ms. Gilbert is Bermudian and previously held the position of General Counsel and Secretary for KeyTech Limited. She attended Warwick Academy and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Politics and Spanish from Wake Forest University, and a Bachelor of Laws degree from The London School of Economics and Political Science.