HLK appoints new chief executive

HLK appoints new chief executive

Leeds-based international intellectual property (IP) firm Haseltine Lake Kempner (HLK) has appointed Graham Lambert as its new chief executive.

Lambert (pictured) has been at HLK for 11 years. In that he has held a number of senior leadership roles, first as finance director and then as the firm’s chief operating officer.

Prior to joining HLK, Lambert held a number of senior roles across a range of industries, including finance director within the print and media sector. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. 

Commenting on the appointment, Frances Wilding, chair of HLK, said: “We are excited to welcome Graham as our new chief executive. During his time at HLK, Graham has won the respect and trust of everyone at the firm and his background and experience will ensure that we successfully deliver on the firm’s ambitious growth strategy.” 

“Graham will lead our drive to add value across the whole IP lifespan, ensuring that through HLK’s collaborative approach we continue to deliver excellence for our clients and their developing needs, so that they feel we’re an integral part of their teams. We very much look forward to working with Graham in his new role.” 

Lambert commented: “I’m delighted to be appointed as chief executive at Haseltine Lake Kempner. It is a fantastic firm to be a part of—we have amazing people and amazing clients, and I’m excited by the opportunity to lead the firm in its next phase of development. I’m ambitious for HLK and its clients to enjoy even more success over the next few years.”

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