GCN organizes the General Counsel Award every other year in order to deliver role models who can assist other General Counsel within our community to further develop themselves This Award also adds public awareness and standing to the profession of General Counsel.

We are proud to announce that the winner of the General Counsel Award 2019-2020 is Yu Lian de Bakker, General Counsel at PVH Europe, one of the largest fashion companies in the world and owner of iconic brands like CALVIN KLEIN and TOMMY HILFIGER.

In her 10 minute pitch during the General Counsel Fall Conference 2019, she inspired us all with her refreshing approach to rekindling the spirit of her legal department and maximizing its potential. Congratulations Yu Lian! We look forward to seeing what’s in store for you and your legal team in the future.

For more information about the General Counsel Award please see below.

Finalists General Counsel Award 2019-2020
Jury General Counsel Award 2019-2020
Earlier editions of the General Counsel Award


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