CPR Welcomes Two Prestigious New Board Members

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New York, NY - November 13, 2013: The International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR), the leading independent non-profit organization whose mission is to help global businesses and their lawyers resolve complex commercial disputes more cost effectively and efficiently, announces two new additions to its elite Board of Directors.  

CPR’s two newest Board members are:

  • Sabine Chalmers – Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer and Secretary to the Board of Directors at AB InBev. Of German and Indian origin, Ms. Chalmers has lived and worked in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Ms. Chalmers holds an LL.B. from the London School of Economics, is qualified as a solicitor in England, and is a member of the New York State Bar.  
  • Stephen Mohr – Deputy General Counsel, North America and U.S. General Counsel at AstraZeneca.  Mr. Mohr is responsible for the U.S. legal team and the promotional regulatory affairs group, which provide legal and regulatory support across the U.S. business. This support includes legal review of business strategy, promotional activities and communications, contractual support and other legal support. “We are thrilled to welcome Sabine and Stephen to our Board of Directors,” said Kathleen Bryan, President and CEO of CPR. “As the practice of ADR becomes increasingly global, Board members with their breadth of experience are essential assets to the organization.  These highly successful members will play an integral role in guiding CPR in its mission to spearhead ADR and promote innovation and excellence in the resolution of commercial disputes.”
The Chairman of CPR’s Board of Directors is the Honorable William H. Webster, former Director of the CIA and FBI, U.S. Court of Appeals and District Court Judge, as well as Partner with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP.  The Vice Chairman is John S. Kiernan of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.  For a full list of CPR’s Board of Directors, biographies and additional information about CPR, visit www.cpradr.org.

About CPR:

CPR is the only independent non-profit organization whose mission is to help global businesses and their lawyers resolve complex commercial disputes more cost effectively and efficiently. For over 30 years, the legal community has trusted CPR to deliver superior arbitrators and mediators and innovative solutions to business conflict. CPR’s membership comprises an elite group of ADR trailblazers, including executives and legal counsel from the world’s most successful companies and global law firms, government liaisons, retired judges, highly experienced neutrals, and leading academics. For more information, please visit www.cpradr.org.

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