Four Partner and Managing Directors named in AlixPartners London

17 January 2023 3 min. read
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International consultancy AlixPartners has named four London based professionals as Partner and Managing Directors. The move comes as the advisory firm promotes 21 individuals to the senior rank across its global operations.

AlixPartners is a global consulting firm that specialises in helping businesses and investors successfully address complex and critical challenges. 2023 is set to be a challenging year for UK companies, as they face down rising inflation, labour shortages and supply chain issues. As it prepares to help clients navigate these issues, the consultancy has announced a raft of appointments to its most senior rank.

Simon Freakley, CEO of AlixPartners, said, "It gives me great pleasure to congratulate our Partner & Managing Directors (PMDs) on their well-deserved promotions. Each of our new leaders is being recognised for their exceptional impact and contribution as well as their extraordinary focus on helping our clients manage through these times of relentless disruption. I wish them every success in this new chapter of their careers at AlixPartners.”

Four Partner and Managing Directors named in AlixPartners London

Peter Oppitzhauser is a trusted C-level, board, and PE advisor with nearly 15 years of turnaround and restructuring, hands-on industry, and investment banking experience. He has worked extensively in oil and gas up and downstream, oil field services, and transport, specialising in operational turnaround, financial restructuring, and large-scale transformation programmes. A former Goldman Sachs and OMV professional, he takes on the role of PMD in turnaround and restructuring services in AlixPartners’ London office.

Steve Braude is a former Accenture and KPMG consultant, who joined AlixPartners in 2012. With 20 years of experience in whole company performance improvement, he co-leads AlixPartners' EMEA travel and leisure team, working closely with his clients' leadership teams to realise beneficial results. In the same office, he becomes PMD for travel, hospitality and leisure.

Clive de Silva is also based in London, and will be PMD in digital. A former PwC and Accenture professional, he has nearly 20 years of experience as an IT leader and trusted advisor, with a focus on CIO advisory, IT strategy, and IT architecture. This has built deep expertise in transforming IT functions and their capabilities, including organization, IT architecture, and IT resilience and in developing and implementing actionable IT strategies for insurance and fintech organisations across Europe.

Anna Del Mar takes on a PMD role at AlixPartners, specialising in consumer products. An ex-Director and practice leader in procurement assignments for PwC, Del Mar joined AlixPartners in 2020. Her track record of 25 years in procurement, with half of that time as a procurement leader for global consumer goods and energy companies, helps her assist major organisations to build procurement capability, reduce costs, and secure supply chain innovation and value.

The elevations came as part of an international slate of promotions. Outside the UK, the new PMDs included:

Marcello Bellitto (Digital, Italy)
Randy Chapman (Consumer Products, New York)
Samer Dada (TMT, Travel, Hospitality & Leisure, Dubai)
Andrej Danis (TMT, New York)
Marco Di Marino (Retail, Dallas)
Sudipta Ghosh (Automotive & Industrial Equipment, Detroit)
Jamey Hamilton (Risk Advisory, New York)
Josh Hubbard (Consumer Products, Chicago)
Burak Kiral (Private Equity, Los Angeles)
Thomas Kohler (Performance Improvement, Boston)
Matt McCauley (Energy & Process Industries, Houston)
Etienne Muselier (Aerospace & Defense, New York)
Dan Ritter (Chief Financial Officer, New York)
Sudeep Suman (Performance Improvement, New York
Scott Tandberg (Turnaround & Restructuring Services, Chicago)
Joanne Taylor (Digital, Detroit)
Tim Thiele (Retail/Digital, Germany)