Alvarez & Marsal opens new offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth | Alvarez & Marsal | Management consulting
A&M welcomes Nicholas Reid as Managing Director and Head of A&M’s Perth office, Renee Klimczak as Managing Director and Head of Resources, Oil & Gas and Utilities, and John Sanger as Senior Director and Acting Head of CXO Services.
SYDNEY, October 27, 2022 – Global professional services leader Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has completed the next phase of its strategic growth plan in Southeast Asia and Australia (SEAA) with the announcement of new offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, in Australia. This expansion builds on the company’s growing operations and offerings in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and now Australia under the leadership of Utsav Garg, Managing Director and Head of the SEAA Business Unit of ‘A&M.
A&M Australia will provide corporate performance enhancement and private equity performance enhancement offerings to serve our clients. A&M’s presence in the local market positions the company well to work with customers across multiple sectors, including consumer, technology, industrial, transportation, resources, oil and gas, and development projects. infrastructure and investment.
Nicholas Reid joined as managing director and head of A&M’s Perth office. A&M chief executive Renee Klimczak has moved from the Houston office to Australia to help the company establish a strong regional presence. Ms. Klimczak will lead A&M Australia’s Resources, Oil & Gas and Utilities practice. John Sanger has joined the team as Principal and will lead A&M’s interim CXO services in Perth. Recent senior additions to the A&M Australia team include Shaun Richardson and Daniel Hund, who will serve local and regional clients. A&M will continue to hire Australian talent. Additionally, A&M is moving selected experienced professionals from the United States, Europe and Southeast Asia to operationalize the Australian offices at the same time as recruiting local hires.
Bryan Marsal, co-founder of A&M, said: “A&M’s Australian offices are a natural extension of our strong local market relationships and many years of working offshore. Our regional presence responds to the growing demand and importance of Australia as a key Asia-Pacific (APAC) market for customers around the world. Utsav and his team bring the A&M ethos of leadership, action and results to bear in customer situations in the Australian market.
Mr. Garg said, “Nick, Renee and John exemplify the power of A&M’s global network of field professionals. Their expertise in large-scale transformation and improving business performance, along with deep sector expertise in resources, energy, infrastructure, telecommunications and ICT, will help clients navigate a changing economic landscape.
Mr. Reid joins A&M with more than 18 years of consulting experience in the resource sector. His notable assignments include leading the operational program to deploy a “safe production system” across 50 sites for a global mining company and redesigning the organizational structure of the Middle East business unit of a global energy company. . Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Reid was a partner at BCG in Perth, where he led the operations accelerator for resource companies, as well as end-to-end operations improvement for mining clients in APAC.
Mr. Reid said, “A&M’s operational heritage and results-driven mindset align with my professional background and approach. The firm’s integrated platform enhances my ability to maximize value for clients. The number of top local market recruits joining A&M, complemented by A&M’s dozen global secondments, increases our ability to better serve Australian customers.
Ms. Klimczak, an industry veteran with long-standing associations with Australia, specializes in enterprise-wide performance and operations improvement programs in the mining industry and supply chain. value of energy, including midstream, downstream and utilities. She advises clients on portfolio optimization, capital and operational performance improvement, transaction advisory and strategic development. Ms. Klimczak led the redesign of the operating model and the restructuring of corporate and technical functions for one of the largest coal mining companies operating in the United States and Australia.
Ms. Klimczak said, “Building things from the ground up is in A&M’s DNA. I am happy to demonstrate this value by helping to establish our regional presence. Australia’s energy and resources industry represents a huge opportunity. In the face of evolving ESG considerations and energy transition trends, A&M Australia is well placed to leverage the firm’s global expertise and network of on-the-ground professionals to accelerate our clients’ journeys towards sustainability. ‘Excellency.
Mr. Sanger brings over 30 years of experience in strategy, operations and large-scale transformations enabling growth, improving business profitability, leading M&A and business innovation in telecommunications , ICT and financial services. Most recently, Mr. Sanger assumed the role of Acting Managing Director for the 100% separation of an Australian telecommunications infrastructure player, providing strategic oversight and cross-functional leadership to ensure successful first-time operational readiness. day. Previously, Mr. Sanger held senior positions at Singtel Optus and ASX Listed Australian Finance Group as Chief Operating Officer.
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