Press Release

AlixPartners appoints Don Schneider as Chief People Officer

May 2018

NEW YORK (MAY 17, 2018) – AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, today announced that Donald J. Schneider joins as its Chief People Officer, a new position at the firm.

In this role, Don will lead AlixPartners’ global people functions, including recruitment, compensation, and talent management and development.  He will be based in the New York office, serve on the firm’s Management Committee, and will report to the CEO. 

Don has extensive experience in human resource leadership positions with international companies, most recently having served as Group Human Resources Director at Old Mutual plc in London.  Prior to that he held a range of senior positions at Merrill Lynch & Co. and Morgan Stanley in London and New York.

He holds a master’s degree from the University of Warwick, a bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College, and a certificate in corporate governance from the Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires (INSEAD).

“We are delighted to welcome Don to the AlixPartners team,” said Simon Freakley, CEO of AlixPartners. “To meet our ambitious growth objectives, while staying true to our brand and our culture, AlixPartners must attract and foster a diverse and multi-generational workforce.  With a three-decade record of strategic leadership in talent management and culture development, Don will help us achieve this objective by sharpening our ability to recruit, retain and develop the very best people.” 

“AlixPartners is an industry leader with a first-class brand that is undergoing rapid growth and transformation, and I am excited to be a part of the next phase of their journey,” Don added.

About AlixPartners  

In today’s fast-paced global market, timing is everything. You want to protect, grow or transform your business. To meet these challenges, we offer clients small teams of highly qualified experts with profound sector and operational insight. Our clients include corporate boards and management, law firms, investment banks, investors and others who appreciate the candor, dedication, and transformative expertise of our teams. We will ensure insight drives action at that exact moment that is critical for success. When it really matters

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