Daily News: April 19, 2013

Alvarez & Marsal Expands Canadian Business Consulting Unit

Expanding its oil and gas industry expertise in Canada, global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal announced the addition of Adam Crutchfield as managing director and Chuck Juergens as senior director to the Calgary office. Crutchfield and Juergens will lead A&M’s business consulting group in Western Canada, focused on driving profitable growth and achieving business process and performance improvements for clients in all industry sectors.

“Canadian companies are facing both opportunities and challenges driven by the energy boom,” said Thomas Elsenbrook, chief executive officer of Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting. “Adam and Chuck will build and lead our business consulting team in Calgary and bring A&M’s full complement of resources and capabilities to help Western Canadian companies improve performance across their organizations.”

Crutchfield brings deep experience working with clients in a variety of industries, including oil and gas, utilities, healthcare and transportation. Having previously served with one of the Big Four where he developed the Operations and Capital Projects practices in Calgary. Prior to his career in consulting, Crutchfield managed projects in industrial and underground construction across B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. He has worked in Alberta’s oil refineries, the Alberta and Saskatchewan drilling industry, and utility construction across Western Canada.

With more than 30 years of experience in the Canadian oil and gas industry, Juergens brings a wealth of experience and relationships to A&M. Prior to joining A&M, he served as general manager of refined products for Husky Energy. He brings hands-on involvement in managing day-to-day operations, developing and executing business strategies for organic growth and acquisitions, project management, new market development, evaluating and improving operations, acquisition integration, safety and standards audits, business needs assessments and teambuilding to his new role at A&M.