Ankura Expands and Strengthens Client Service Leadership

Ankura promoted seven of its valued professionals to senior managing director.

Ankura Expands Leadership Team, Adds CFO, CISO

Ankura expanded its leadership team, adding Ben Seto as CFO and Gina Ciavarro as chief information security officer.

Spinelli Joins Ankura as Senior Managing Director

Business advisory firm Ankura appointed Joseph A. Spinelli senior managing director. Spinelli previously served as the first inspector general of New York and as a special agent in the FBI.

Sorokin Joins Ankura as Senior Managing Director

Ankura appointed Alex Sorokin senior managing director, based out of New York.

Frezza Joins Ankura as Senior Managing Director

Ankura appointed Robert J. Frezza senior managing director. A recognized restructuring advisor with more than 33 years of experience, Frezza will be based out of New York.

Sawyer to Lead New Ankura Trust Company

Ankura launched Ankura Trust, a newly formed New Hampshire-chartered non-depository trust company that will specialize in providing successor indenture trustee and loan agency services in distressed and default situations. David Sawyer will lead the new venture as CEO.

Levitske Joins Ankura as Senior Managing Director

Ankura appointed John Levitske senior managing director based in the Chicago office.

Cheung Joins Ankura as First CIO

Ankura appointed Kevin Cheung senior managing director and the firm’s first chief information officer.

Ankura Adds San Miguel, Batlle/Opens Puerto Rico Office

Ankura Consulting Group opened its 11th business advisory and expert services consultancy office in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Jorge L. San Miguel and Juan Carlos Batlle joined the firm as senior managing directors.