Stéphanie Fougou is the first woman elected president of ECLA

Stéphanie Fougou (pictured) is the new president of the European Company Lawyers Association (ECLA). Never before, in its 41-year history, has ECLA been chaired by a woman.

Stéphanie Fougou and ECLA

Fougou is general counsel and corporate secretary of Technicolor Creative Studio and was honorary president of the Association Française des Juristes d’Entreprise from 2014 to 2019. In her role as president of the ECLA, she succeeds Jonathan Marsh, who held the position for eight years.

The ECLA also elected Laure Lavorel, senior associate general counsel at Broadcom, to the board of directors as one of the four ECLA vice-presidents, along with Mark CockerillSilvia Bonacossa and Waldemar KoperEric Lennerth was elected treasurer and Stéphane Barthe secretary. Jonathan Marsh was elected honorary president of the association.