Adriana Servin Villada
| Lexmark International de México
Legal and government affairs director
Since 1998 Adriana Servin Villada has built up expertise in company law, M&A and contract negotiations and litigation at some of the top technology firms operating in Mexico. After almost five years at Oracle, a provider of business hardware and software systems, as a contract administrator legal manager, she moved to Microsoft in 2003. As legal counsel at Microsoft, Servin Villada providing counselling on agreements with different business lines, the revision of public bids and anti-piracy matters, as well as lobbying government authorities on information technology and communications related matters. Between 2006 and 2011, Servin Villada experienced an increasing range of responsibilities as she continued to gain experience from companies in the technology and financial sectors. Since 2011 she has served as legal and government affairs director at Lexmark International de México, the Mexican subsidiary of the global technology leader creating enterprise software, hardware and services. She has been recognised by peers for her ‘mastery of the issues in the area, always showing a total commitment to her responsibilities and giving extra in everything she does’. She is now responsible for the end-to-end process of securing agreements, supervising litigation, managing relationships of Lexmark with various government agencies at the federal, state and municipal levels and managing relationships with judicial and legislative powers. As a mark of her management skills, Servin Villada has been described as a ‘very intelligent person, focused on results, aware of their field and able to motivate people who work with her’.