Cozen O’Connor Names Brian Gillam New Chief Operating Officer – Ancillary Business Units and Chief Innovation Officer

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

PHILADELPHIA, January 5, 2022 — Brian Gillam, formerly Cozen O’Connor’s chief finance and technology officer, assumed the newly created roles of chief operating officer – ancillary business units (ABU) and chief innovation officer. 

In his role as COO – ABU, Gillam will work with the current leadership of the firm’s ancillary businesses, including Margolis Healy and Associates, National Subrogation Services, COSECURE, ePas, Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies, and HomeBase, to develop and execute a strategy of profitably growing the businesses. He will also identify and evaluate opportunities to expand the breadth of the firm’s ancillary businesses and vet new ancillary business opportunities.

As chief innovation officer, Gillam will be responsible for continuing to develop the firm’s innovation strategy and work with the legal departments and the information technology team to implement it.

To fill the roles being vacated by Gillam, John Ashley, formerly senior vice president, finance, is being promoted to chief financial officer, and Terry Kufen, formerly senior vice president, technology, is being promoted to chief information officer. Both will report to Dave Ellman, chief operating officer.


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