AlixPartners added growth and transformation expert David Podolsky to the firm’s Private Equity & Investors practice as a managing director. He will be based out of AlixPartners’ Dallas office.
Jill Smart joined Alixpartners’ board of directors as a representative of La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, one of the firm’s strategic investment partners.
Transformation expert Jim Takach joined consultanting firm AlixPartners, as a managing director in its Technology, Media & Telecommunications practice. He will be based in the Los Angeles office.
International financial services expert and former French government aide Pierre Mariani has joined AlixPartners as a managing director in the firm’s financial services practice.
Arbitration and damages expert Greig Taylor joined AlixPartners as a managing director in its Investigations, Disputes & Risk practice. He is based in AlixPartners’ New York office.
Greg Donat, a 20-plus-year strategy and financial veteran, joined AlixPartners’ Turnaround and Restructuring Practice as global head of Strategy and Business Development.
Global consulting firm AlixPartners appointed Lisa Carnoy chief financial officer. Carnoy will be based in the New York office and serve the firm’s management committee.
AlixPartners announced that Simon Freakley has become CEO. Freakley, who was appointed co-CEO of AlixPartners in August 2015, will be based in both New York and London.
The Wall Street Journal reported AlixPartners named Simon Freakley as its next chief executive Fred Crawford who will take on a new role as managing director.