AlixPartners Promotes 27 to Senior Positions Globally

AlixPartners Promotes 27 to Senior Positions Globally

Firm's Aggressive Growth Based on Its People

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AlixPartners, the global
business-advisory firm, today announced the promotions of 27 professionals to
the senior positions of either managing director or director. The appointments
were effective Jan. 1.

"Even as AlixPartners continues its aggressive growth geographically and in
terms of services offered, our 'unique selling proposition' remains the
unparalleled talent and experience of our people, which is certainly
exemplified in these 27 professionals," said Fred Crawford, chief executive
officer of AlixPartners. "These newly appointed managing directors and
directors help form the core of hands-on teams that are second to none in
obtaining real, lasting and fast results for our clients. That is and always
has been the AlixPartners' way, and in today's continuing uncertain times,
clients -- whether companies, owners, creditors or attorneys -- deserve
nothing less."

All promotions are listed below, by city, starting with the four promoted
managing directors:


Lisa Ashe, promoted to managing director in AlixPartners' Turnaround &
Restructuring Services unit, has established a strong reputation as a leader
in the turnaround industry, and is considered an expert in U.K.
defined-benefit pension plan obligations. Also possessing
operations-improvement expertise, she has helped AlixPartners increase its
presence among clients throughout the U.K. and Europe. Her client work
includes such engagements as Eastman Kodak, Fitness First Group and FCI. Ashe
joined AlixPartners in 2007 from Mesirow Financial Consulting, where she was a
managing director in that firm's New York office. She has a bachelor's degree
in French and Latin from the University of Southampton in Great Britain, and
is a chartered accountant and an associate corporate treasurer. She also is a
member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, INSOL International (the
International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy
Professionals), IWIRC (the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring
Confederation) and the Turnaround Management Association.

John Maloney, promoted to managing director in AlixPartners' Enterprise
Improvement unit, has more than 24 years of experience in line management,
interim management and strategic consulting spanning multiple sectors,
including healthcare, financial institutions, consumer goods, energy,
beverages, chemicals, government, construction and aerospace. Prior to
joining AlixPartners, he spent more than 10 years in strategic, operations and
IT consulting at A.T. Kearney, KPMG and Unisys Corp. Since joining
AlixPartners in 2006, he has helped develop the firm's European Healthcare
Practice and its global SG &A Practice. His clients at AlixPartners have
included some of the most-recognized companies in the world. Maloney has an
MBA from Cass Business School in London, and a bachelor's degree in physics
from Edinburgh University.


Bill Siren, promoted to managing director in AlixPartners' Financial Advisory
Services unit, has more than 27 years of experience as a healthcare executive,
including 18 years as a strategic, operations and financial consultant, and
nine years in hospital administration including serving as a hospital
administrator. He has advised more than 650 hospitals and healthcare
companies. Prior to joining AlixPartners in 2010, he served as
partner-in-charge of healthcare consulting for 10 years at a regional U.S. CPA
firm, where he also co-chaired that firm's healthcare service area. Siren
holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., with
a concentration in healthcare finance. He also holds a master's degree from
the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Ala., and a bachelor's degree in
sports medicine from Barton College in Wilson, N.C. Siren is an accredited
valuation analyst through the National Association of Certified Valuation
Analysts, and is a member of the American Healthcare Lawyers Association.


David Benichou, promoted to managing director in AlixPartners' Enterprise
Improvement unit, joined AlixPartners in 2006 and was one of the first
employees in the AlixPartners Paris office, doing much over the years to
support the firm's growth. His expertise includes telecommunications, retail
and aerospace & defense, and he is expert in sourcing and purchasing,
procurement organization and process improvement, technical cost reduction and
strategy. He also developed a technical cost reduction tool for removing
costs from highly complex aerospace programs. Formerly with A.T. Kearney,
Benichou has a master's degree in civil engineering from Ecole Nationale
Supérieure des Mines in Paris.
The 23 AlixPartners professionals promoted to director are, by city:


Jill Nickerson, Information Management Services unit.


Ryan Meadows, Financial Advisory Services unit.

Kevin Negangard, Information Management Services unit.


Bill Champine, Enterprise Improvement unit.

Travis Phelan, Information Management Services unit.

Brett Roberson, Information Management Services unit.


Matthew Grimes, Financial Advisory Services unit.


Alban Baiker, Turnaround & Restructuring Services unit.

Bastian Kuhl, Enterprise Improvement unit.

Hong Kong

Erin Plante, Financial Advisory Services unit.

Andy Searle, Enterprise Improvement unit.

Los Angeles

Andy He, Enterprise Improvement unit.


Alessandro Missaglia, Enterprise Improvement unit.


Matthias Hansch, Enterprise Improvement unit.

New York

Robert Albergotti, Turnaround & Restructuring Services unit.

Courtney Davidson, Financial Advisory Services unit.

Murali Gokki, Enterprise Improvement unit.

Brian Jenkins, Financial Advisory Services unit.

Matt Kelly, Enterprise Improvement unit.

Jon Labovitz, Turnaround & Restructuring Services unit.

Jim McGlynn, Information Management Services unit.

Clifton Yen, Enterprise Improvement unit.


Takashi Ito, Enterprise Improvement unit.

About AlixPartners

AlixPartners, LLP is a global business-advisory firm offering comprehensive
services in four major areas: enterprise improvement, turnaround and
restructuring, financial-advisory services and information-management
services. Founded in 1981, the firm has offices around the world, and can be
found on the Web at

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