Daily News: February 15, 2018

Sorokin Joins Ankura as Senior Managing Director


Ankura appointed Alex Sorokin senior managing director. Based in New York, Sorokin brings more than 30 years of advisory experience in business improvement, turnaround and restructuring situations.

Over the course of his career, Sorokin has assisted more than 50 companies, ranging from startups to multibillion-dollar enterprises and across multiple industries, including aerospace, agriculture, energy, defense, automotive and transportation, healthcare, manufacturing, real estate, retail and technology.

Sorokin most recently served as the CEO of energy storage and information technology companies doing business with commercial and governmental customers both in the U.S. and abroad. Prior to that, he spent 26 years at restructuring firm Zolfo Cooper, before co-founding and serving as a partner at Persephone Capital Partners and Halsey Lane Holdings.

“I am very excited that Alex, whom I have known for over 20 years, has decided to join Ankura,” said Kevin Lavin, Ankura co-president. “Alex brings a wealth of expertise that, combined with Ankura’s existing turnaround and restructuring team, will make Ankura an even stronger partner for clients.”

“I am very excited to be joining Kevin and my former colleagues at Ankura,” Sorokin said. “It’s a group with a deep bench of turnaround and restructuring professionals.”