Flag Telecom counsel quits for Medtronic

Begum, Husnara
April 2005
Lawyer;4/18/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 15, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports that FLAG Telecom's general counsel Kees van Ophem has quit after four years to move into the healthcare sector. Ophem, who joined Zurich-based FLAG in October 2001, is leaving the international wholesale network transport and communications services provider in May to take up a legal role at New York-listed medical technology company Medtronic Inc. At FLAG van Ophem was integral in saving the Bermuda-incorporated company from financial ruin and was then heavily involved in its acquisition, under Bermudian merger law, by Reliance Gateway in January 2004.


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