CPA Appoints New Chairman

Monday, September 1, 2008 - 01:00

CPA, a leading provider of outsourced legal support services and a leading intellectual-property management specialist, has announced the appointment of Geoffrey Grime as chairman to succeed Chris Gibson who will remain a non-executive director of the company.

Mr. Grime serves in a number of senior positions as director and trustee. He is chairman of the Jersey Electricity Company and of EFG Offshore. Mr. Grimes is a chartered accountant and began his career with Cooper Brothers & Co. in Jersey, before becoming the Channel Islands senior partner of Coopers Lybrand in 1990.

Mr. Grime's appointment as chairman follows the appointment last month of Bill Fagan as CPA's chief financial officer and Paul McGolphin as commercial director.