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GHD appoints new APAC GC

Professional services company GHD has named a new general counsel to lead across the Asia-Pacific region.

user iconJerome Doraisamy 31 March 2022 Corporate Counsel
Kelly Crawford
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Kelly Crawford (pictured) has been appointed as general counsel for APAC at GHD and will report to chief legal officer Denise Obst.

Ms Kelly brings “extensive” litigation, commercial and corporate knowledge in diverse industries and jurisdictions, the company said in a statement.


“With a proactive work ethic and a strong ability to thrive in fast-paced, collaborative environments, Kelly is expected to play a key role in GHD’s growing legal team,” it noted.

Speaking about her appointment, Ms Crawford said: “I’m delighted to have joined GHD at such an exciting time of growth and expansion for the enterprise globally.

“As a trusted advisor with substantial experience in stakeholder engagement and delivering solution-focused strategic outcomes, I look forward to making a significant impact not only across the APAC region, but more broadly across GHD.” 

Ms Obst added that the appointment adds “significant bench strength” to GHD’s legal team, especially in line with the expansion of the team to meet GHD’s global growth.

“Welcoming someone with Kelly’s experience and skills is a significant boost for our legal team. We look forward to seeing Kelly’s positive impact and contribution to GHD’s legal practices,” she said.

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