DWF, a global legal business headquartered in Manchester and the UK’s largest listed law firm, has hired KPMG’s Jordan Owen to lead its Global Entity Management service.

According to DWF, this move allows clients to outsource management of their global entity portfolio and assure compliance with local laws and regulations. “With Jordan on board,” said Jason Ford, CEO of DWF Connected Services division, “we will be looking to rapidly expand the team so that we can quickly help fulfill our client needs.” Companies today are laser focused on entity management as remote work drives a surge in automation. To give just one example, Athennian, an entity management specialist, raised $7M in March, bringing its total funding to $17M. Read more here about the growth of entity management.