EY Director Malay Shah joins rival Alvarez & Marsal in India

01 February 2017 Consultancy.uk

Alvarez & Marsal has appointed Malay Shah, formerly at EY, Infosys and McKinsey, to the role of Senior Director and Digital Transformation Leader in the firm’s Indian High Tech Sector segment.

Prior to joining Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), Malay Shah worked at EY as a Director in the firm’s Technology segment, focused on the IT Services, Software / Hardware Products, Semiconductors and eCommerce segments. Previously, from 2010 until 2013, he worked for Infosys Consulting as a Senior Principal and Head of its Indian Management Consulting unit. His earlier career saw him work as a General Manager in Strategy at Suzlon Energy for two years, as Engagement Leader in Infosys Consulting’s High Tech Practice, and as a Research Analyst at McKinsey & Company for two years, where he started in 2000.

Shah holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from Gujarat University and Dharmsinh Desai University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Mumbai and the Sydenham Institute of Management.

Alvarez & Marsal appoints Malay Shah as Senior Director in India

Shah has been appointed by A&M as a Senior Director and Digital Transformation Leader in the firm’s High Tech Sector segment, an industry which is gaining prominence in India and today contributes around $150 billion to the country's economy. The role sees Shah bring his more than 16 years of experience to bear on driving growth and client side value in the firm’s Indian digital transformation offerings.

Manish Saigal, Managing Director with A&M India, remarks about the addition, “Our Corporate Solutions practice works closely with Indian corporates to maximise value by helping them strategise and achieve the next wave of growth. As the firm expands its focus on new and emerging areas including high-tech and digital transformation, Malay brings strong capabilities and experience that will benefit clients seeking to improve their operations and drive change. We are delighted to have Malay on board.”

Commenting on his new role, Shah says, “A&M brings more than three decades of global heritage pioneering restructuring and turnaround management, and has established a strong foothold in the Indian market across its business offerings. With India becoming a global High Tech hub, I look forward to working with A&M’s high-tech clients on solutions that strengthen the performance of their holding companies, affiliates and portfolio businesses.”

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