Alvarez & Marsal appoints 24 new Managing Directors

05 January 2015

Global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has per 1 January 2015 promoted 24 professionals to the position of Managing Director. 19 of the consultants are based in North America, while 5 operate from offices in emerging markets Brazil, South Korea and India.

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) was established in 1983, and has since grown to one of the leading global professional services firms, with over 2,500 personnel working from 44 offices globally in 18 countries. The consultancy specialises in performance improvement, turnaround management and business advisory services, and is in particular well-known for its restructuring heritage and landmark projects with for instance governments and Lehman Brothers.

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In line with the firm’s strong performance and growth ambitions going forward, the partner team has added 24 new professionals to the position of Managing Director. “We publicly congratulate the individuals being promoted to Managing Director. We recognize their significant contributions on behalf of the clients we serve around the world and their unrelenting dedication to the firm. These individuals embody A&M’s values of integrity, quality, objectivity, fun and personal reward,” says Maria Coccaro, A&M’s Chief Human Resources Officer.

North America (U.S. and Canada)

Turnaround and Restructuring
- Tom Behnke, Houston
- Jay Herriman,  Detroit
- Ralph Schipani, New York
- Justin Schmaltz, Chicago
- Adam Zalev, Toronto 

Performance Improvement
- Steve Courtade, Houston
- Courtney Graham, San Antonio
- Erin Kenny, Seattle
- Will Lovis, Dallas
- Andrew Treutle, Houston

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Private Equity
- Mike McKenna, New York
- Carlos Vincentelli , Miami 

- Matthew Box, Washington, DC
- Steven Boyd, New York
- Alexander McLean, New York 

Global Forensics and Disputes
- Jane Kidd, Houston
- Aaron Stai, Houston 

Transaction Advisory
- Doug Lowrie, Chicago

Tax Advisory
- Andrew Johnson, Washington, DC 

Alvarez & Marsal Offices

Emerging Markets (Brazil, India and South Korea)
- Leonardo Coelho – Brazil
- Amith Karan – India
- Eduardo Sampaio de Oliveira – Brazil
- Nikhil Shah – India
- Dongwook Suh – South Korea 

New hires
The appointments of the 24 new Managing Directors follows several additions of high-ranked professionals in recent months. Recently the firm boosted its US Private Equity Performance Improvement practice with Joseph Coote and Mike Darland, meanwhile Peter Cosco joined the Performance Improvement unit, also based in the US. The Global Forensic and Dispute Services group was bolstered with Christopher Laursen (Washington, D.C.) and Laura Hardin (Houston). In Europe, London’s team was strengthened with former Barclays restructuring executive Senthil Alagar, while Manos Kotronakis joined the growing Greek practice.


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