AlixPartners appoints trio of Managing Directors in London office

24 January 2020 3 min. read
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Global consultancy AlixPartners has appointed three new Managing Directors in its London office. Effective from January 1st, the news comes as part of 17 promotions across the firm’s global network.

Since its launch in 1981, AlixPartners has become an international consultancy specialising in helping businesses address complex and critical challenges in the digital age. The firm’s clients include companies, corporate boards, law firms, investment banks, and private equity firms. In preparation for a busy 2020, AlixPartners has announced the promotion of three London-based advisors to to the role of Managing Director, effective January 1, 2020.

Ben Browne joined AlixPartners in 2015, having previously been a Director at Zolfo Cooper. He has more than 15 years' restructuring experience, having focused on liquidity management, financial and operational restructuring, stakeholder management, contingency planning, and formal restructuring. Working in turnaround and restructuring services at AlixPartners’ London office, Browne has developed excellent negotiation and technical skills through a host of contentious and challenging engagements across Europe, Australia, and Asia.

AlixPartners appoints trio of Managing Directors in London office

Sean O'Flynn has specialised in operations and strategy consulting for almost 20 years. Earlier in his career, he spent spells with Deutsche Bank, PA Consulting, Barclays, and EY before joining AlixPartners’ performance improvement team in 2013. Based in London, O’Flynn focuses on supporting corporate clients throughout the deal life cycle as well as on helping them deliver large-scale event-driven transformations.

Nick Parker has been with AlixPartners since 2012 – following spells with Smith & Williamson, Deloitte and Roland Berger. Drawing on almost 20 years of experience in corporate strategy, Parker is now based in AlixPartners’ performance improvement team in London, and specialises in the management of complex turnarounds, the achievement of performance improvement, and the leadership of major restructuring programs.

Simon Freakley, Chief Executive Officer of AlixPartners, said, "I congratulate our newly promoted Managing Directors on their new leadership roles. These exceptional individuals exemplify AlixPartners’ core values while delivering high impact results for our clients by guiding them through times of unprecedented disruption. I wish them every success in the next phase of their careers at AlixPartners."

The promotions are part of an international string of appointments, with AlixPartners announcing 17 Managing Director promotions globally, including nine in the US. The news also follows AlixPartners strengthening its financial crime compliance offering in the UK with the appointment of Tom Scampion as a Managing Director.

January traditional sees a bumper list of promotions announced across the consulting industry. Earlier in the month, this also saw Oliver Wyman appoint four new Partners in its London office, as part of 36 promotions across the firm’s global network. Meanwhile, FTI Consulting promoted seven Senior Managing Directors in its UK wing as part of 34 similar promotions globally.