AlixPartners promotes eight to managing director in US

Global consulting firm AlixPartners promoted eight team members to managing director in its US operations, effective January 1. The New York-headquartered firm also promoted seven people to managing director in its international offices.

Simon Freakley, CEO of AlixPartners, said, “I am delighted to congratulate our newly promoted Managing Directors whose inspiring leadership and diligent focus on helping our clients with their most urgent challenges is critical during these times of intense disruption. I wish each of these exceptional leaders every success in this next chapter of their careers at AlixPartners.”

The new managing directors in the US are:

Abhinav Agrawal (digital, Dallas) has more than 20 years of experience in business strategy and digital transformation. He focuses on using agile concepts and emerging technologies to help clients drive operational improvements and bottom-line impact.

Prior to joining AlixPartners in 2019, Agrawal was a partner at Kearney and a manager at Deloitte Consulting.

Sundaram Chokkalingam (performance improvement, Dallas) has 15 years of management consulting experience, with a focus on implementation-oriented profit improvement projects and pricing and trade optimization engagements.

He joined AlixPartners in 2009 and previously worked as a senior business analyst at Kearney.

Michael Fields (performance improvement, Los Angeles) has 15 years of management consulting experience specializing in the delivery of top- and bottom-line results for energy, manufacturing, and services firms. He has led operational improvement projects across pricing, sales effectiveness, revenue growth, manufacturing, and sourcing, among other areas.

Before joining AlixPartners in 2014, Fields was a manager at Clerestory Consulting and a senior consultant at Hitachi Consulting.

Elton Ndoma-Ogar (corporate services/diversity & inclusion, Dallas) has 15 years of experience leading diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs within large businesses. He joined AlixPartners in 2019 as a director and leader of global D&I. Before that, he was director of D&I at Raytheon, manager of D&I at BP Americas, and head of diversity for global markets and investment banking at Merrill Lynch.

Brian Nemeth (performance improvement, New York) has more than two decades of experience in global shipping, freight, and logistics with a focus on performance improvement. He also has extensive experience advising an array of industry clients on supply chain and logistics strategy.

Prior to joining AlixPartners in 2010, Nemeth held several leadership roles at Maersk, including general manager of supply chain development at Maersk Logistics.

Mark Rule (investigations, disputes & risk, Chicago) has more than 20 years of experience helping clients solve complex legal issues. He has extensive experience advising on economic analysis, restructuring and bankruptcy, fraud investigation, and valuation.

Rule joined AlixPartners in 2004.

Carlo Voutta (performance improvement, New York) has nearly 14 years of consulting experience, with a focus on end-to-end organization transformations, profitability improvement programs, and post-merger integrations. He has worked with global clients across media, hardware and software, telecom, and internet/digital.

Before joining AlixPartners in 2014 he was a senior manager at Deloitte Germany.

David White (investigations, disputes & risk, New York) has more than 25 years of experience in the legal, consulting, and technology sectors, with a focus on helping clients manage data breaches, complex legal disputes, and regulatory inquiries.

Prior to joining AlixPartners in 2012, he was a partner at law firm Seyfarth Shaw, where he led the West Coast e-discovery and information governance practice group. Earlier in his career, White was an e-discovery attorney at Raytheon and an e-discovery consultant at EY.

AlixPartners has over 2,000 professionals across more than 20 cities around the world.

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