AlixPartners Announces Management Promotions
Feb 7 17
AlixPartners announced 24 promotions to Managing Director. Apratim Sarkar has more than 20 years of consulting and industry experience, with a particular focus on procurement transformation, strategic sourcing, product design and value engineering, and operational cost improvement in the retail and consumer packaged goods sectors across North America. Prior to AlixPartners, he was an associate principal at McKinsey & Company. Greg Sward helps large companies drive profitability and go to market, primarily in the technology and related services industries. He has directly led growth and broad cost transformations, both directly at companies and in private-equity portfolio environments. Andrew Csicsilahas over 22 years of consulting and industry experience, and works at the top level of organizations to help executives to create a competitive advantage through world-class operations. David Willetts works with manufacturers in consumer products industries, particularly packaging and food & beverage manufacturers, to rapidly drive EBITDA growth. Robert Albergotti is an experienced finance executive with more than 15 years of experience working with senior management teams, attorneys, creditors, and private-equity sponsors at all levels to identify process improvements, spot business trends, assist in complex financial restructurings, and take advantage of financial opportunities. Michael Chiock brings close to 20 years of experience in consulting and industry to his clients, and primarily serves companies in energy and energy-related equipment, service, and process industries. Mark Hawken supports companies to successfully navigate through significant change events. He has more than 20 years of experience in complex turnarounds, cost rationalization exercises, debt capital raising and renegotiation, and M&A. Matt Hunt has more than 15 years' experience in the telecommunications and media sectors, specialising in the application of economics in the areas of competition/anti-trust, litigation, regulation and strategy. Paul Kelly works with private equity and corporate organizations across different industries, guiding companies through digital and technology transformations. Serge Lupas has 25 years' hands-on experience in CEO, interim CEO, and operational roles, as well as advisory assignments. Mark Veldon works extensively in private equity, guiding companies through M&A transactions and operational transformations. Andy He helps clients resolve complex challenges and deliver financial and operational results. He specializes in large-scale holistic performance improvement programs, typically in urgent and high-impact situations. His clients range from healthy to underperforming to distressed companies. Dario Duse supports industrial and high-tech companies and shareholders in achieving tangible and breakthrough operational improvements after complex and turnaround situations. Kai Schumacher uses the facts and financial analysis to quantify damages in international arbitrations and litigations, perform forensic investigations, evaluate assets and businesses, facilitate M&A transactions, and conduct monitorships. Giuseppe Gasparro has experience in full-scale business transformation, sales and marketing, IT and cloud migration, organizational design, and postmerger integration with a focus on hardware and software companies. He combines leadership skills with his deep technical knowledge in advanced data analytics, financial modeling, and capital budgeting. Tarek Ghalayini prepares and guides clients in large, cross-border matters involving data mining, document review, and other electronic discovery issues. Murali Gokki has more than 15 years of experience in delivering high-impact strategic and business transformational solutions for global retail and consumer product companies. His expertise in global sourcing, and selling, general, and administrative expenses optimization has been used by retail and wholesale clients to achieve sustainable reductions in cost of goods sold and corporate overheads. Matthew Kelly identifies and drives cost optimization in complex and large-scale transformations. With a particular focus on software portfolio analysis and R&D optimization, his data-driven approach helps clients to make better strategic decisions and drive operational improvements to the bottom line. Sonia Lapinsky applies nearly two decades of global operational experience to guide retail and fashion clients in achieving margin enhancements, cost reductions, operational streamlining, and enablement of speed and flexibility. Meaghan Schmidt brings close to 15 years of experience as a forensic accountant, specializing in corporate accounting and financial reporting investigations. She has conducted independent internal investigations into some of the most complex and high-profile corporate accounting, financial reporting, and anticorruption matters for global companies in the United States as well as in Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Steven Spitzer is a results-driven executive with more than 20 years of operational and consulting experience. His operational experience includes acting as the senior financial executive for a division of a multibillion dollar media company, interim treasurer for a publicly traded manufacturing company, and CFO of a private-equity backed magazine publishing company. Sven Stumbauer serves financial institutions globally in the areas of anti-money laundering (AML) and sanctions. Sven's industry experience includes helping US and international banks, broker/dealers, insurance companies, gaming companies, trust companies, hedge funds, and multinational corporations. Clifton Wessels-Yen has nearly 20 years of experience in accelerated cost transformations. He creates strategies that deliver significant performance improvement and leads implementation programs that achieve rapid, tangible results. Pascal Fabre has almost 20 years of experience in performance improvement and operational restructuring, particularly in operations ranging from product development and program management to manufacturing, customer support and services, and digital transformation. He has strong expertise in the aerospace and defense, automotive, high-tech, and airline sectors.
AlixPartners, LLC Presents at The 2017 CFOs and COOs Forum, Jan-18-2017 02:00 PM
Jan 16 17
AlixPartners, LLC Presents at The 2017 CFOs and COOs Forum, Jan-18-2017 02:00 PM. Venue: The New York Hilton Hotel, 1339 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, United States. Speakers: Nord E. Samuelson, Managing Director.
Alixpartners Appoints Michael Kingston as Director in Its Digital Practice
Oct 31 16
AlixPartners announced the appointment of Michael Kingston as a Director in its Digital practice, based in the firm's Dallas office. Michael has an extensive background in global technology management with more than 20 years' experience in the retail, luxury goods and consumer products markets. He was most recently Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of The Neiman Marcus Group. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Transformation and Technology at ANN Inc. where he led several initiatives designed to increase growth and efficiency across the business.