Chief Commercial Officer
Akhil Sethi is the chief commercial officer of Ropes & Gray. In this role, he leads a worldwide team of professionals with a wide range of responsibilities. They include helping the firm grow and deepen client relationships; attracting, recruiting and retaining exceptional, diverse legal talent; and assisting practice groups and offices with strategic and operational activities.
Akhil was previously Ropes & Gray’s chief financial officer for almost four years.
Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Akhil was a senior partner at Mercer, the global human resources consulting firm and subsidiary of the Marsh & McLennan Companies. He held a number of leadership roles during his tenure there, including global chief operating officer of the multinational client group, and head of Mercer’s retirement business in emerging markets and Japan. Akhil also held executive roles with Mercer in the areas of operations, strategy and finance.
Akhil has lived and worked around the world, including in India, Kuwait, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States. In his free time, he enjoys golf, tennis and music.
- BS (Finance), Lehigh University, 1987