Press Release

AlixPartners further strengthens EMEA team with senior MD hire

January 23, 2017

AlixPartners, the global advisory firm, today announces the appointment of Bernd Brunke as a Managing Director within the company’s Munich office.

Bernd has more than 20 years’ consulting experience across fields including digital consulting and restructuring. At AlixPartners he will provide further senior experience to the growing EMEA team.

Bernd joins AlixPartners having previously been a Senior Partner at Roland Berger Strategy Consulting. He has served as a member of Roland Berger’s global executive committee and his previous roles include that of group chief financial officer. During his time with Roland Berger, Bernd has been consulting companies from very different industries such as the financial and automotive industry as well as retail. Most recently Bernd has served as a senior vice president at UniCredit Bank AG.

Simon Freakley, chief executive officer at AlixPartners, said,
“I am delighted to welcome Bernd to AlixPartners. His experience will be of significant value as we continue to strengthen our turnaround and restructuring offering, and his appointment underlines the continued momentum across the business.”

Notes to editors:

Bernd Brunke’s industry experience:

  • bmp Holding AG, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, 2006 – Current
  • Russian-German Chamber of Foreign Trade, Member of Presidential Council, 2012- Current
  • UniCredit Bank AG, Senior Vice President, 2014 – 2016
  • Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
    • Member of the Global Executive Committee, 2010 – 2014
    • Partner, 2001 – 2010
    • Project Manager and Consultant, 1996 – 2001

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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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Bernd Brunke

Partner & Managing Director, Munich