LONDON—After adding 12 offices to its global network as part of a two-year global expansion plan, The Lewis Group has promoted several key executives. Rafael Rahn, previously general manager, Munich, has become vice president for Central and Eastern Europe, responsible for the firm’s offices in Germany, Hungary and the Czech Republic, as well as planned regional development. Jorge Lopez, previously general manager, Lewis Spain, is now vice president for Southern Europe, overseeing offices in Spain and Italy and expansion in Southern Europe.
In the U.K., Katy Lyons, associate director, has been promoted to GM regions, responsible for growth in regional presence and develop new offices in Dublin, Glasgow and other regional locations. Anna Longstaff, formerly associate director, has been promoted to general manager London.
The latest Lewis office opened in Budapest in late 2007. It is the agency’s first Eastern European office, to be followed shortly by a presence in Prague. This will make a total of 15 Lewis offices in Europe, with more than 100 employees in the region.