AlixPartners hired Dr. Karsten Lafrenz as a managing director on the turnaround and restructuring team, serving clients in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Lafrenz has more than 20 years of experience, most recently serving at McKinsey & Co as a partner.
AlixPartners promoted 12 individuals to the role of managing director, including seven members of the firm’s turnaround and restructuring services division.
Lisa Donahue, joint global head of turnaround and restructuring services at AlixPartners, received the Harvey R. Miller Outstanding Achievement Award for her service to the restructuring industry. Donahue is the first woman to receive the award in its 20-year history.
Elizabeth Stephenson joined consulting firm AlixPartners as a managing director based in Los Angeles. Stephenson most recently served at The Wonderful Company for five years, where she was president of two portfolio companies.
Lisa Donahue, global joint head of turnaround and restructuring services for AlixPartners, was named to Crain’s annual list of Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting.
Brian Kalms joined AlixPartners as a managing director. Kalms, who will be based in London, has more than 30 years of experience in management consulting and technology strategy. He has held senior leadership roles at Accenture Elixirr.
Matthew Wilde joined AlixPartners as a managing director. Wilde will serve clients across the Middle East region and be based in AlixPartners’ Dubai office. Wilde previously worked for PwC.
Peter D. Fitzsimmons rejoined AlixPartners as a managing director. Fitzsimmons worked for AlixPartners for 18 years starting in 1995 and was most recently a senior partner with Tower Three Partners.
Mo Habbas joined AlixPartners as a managing director. Habbas will add experience in the private equity market to the firm’s EMEA performance improvement practice and will be based in AlixPartners’ London office.
Former president and CEO of the prestigious Mayo Clinic, Dr. John Noseworthy, joined the board of directors of consulting firm AlixPartners.