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Olivier Sibenaler joins AlixPartners’ Turnaround & Restructuring team as Managing Director

September 12, 2022

NEW YORK (September 12, 2022) - AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, announced that Olivier Sibenaler has joined as a Managing Director in the firm’s Turnaround & Restructuring Services (TRS) practice, based in Paris.

Olivier has more than 30 years of experience, including more than 20 years in consulting and operational management roles, which will be a major asset in strengthening AlixPartners' TRS team in France. Specializing in business transformation and operational restructuring, Olivier has led numerous operations in various sectors, serving in roles such as Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) and Chief Executive Officer.

"We are delighted to welcome Olivier to our team in Paris. AlixPartners’ expertise in turnaround and restructuring is at the heart of the firm’s capabilities in helping clients improve performance and create value in ‘when it really matters’ situations. Olivier's leadership experience will strengthen our team of seasoned experts and help our clients manage the complex issues they are facing in these challenging times of disruption and uncertainty," said Catherine Sherwin, Managing Director and France Country Leader at AlixPartners.

Prior to joining AlixPartners, Olivier was a Partner at EY Parthenon, responsible for the Operational Transformation & Restructuring team in Western Europe (France, Belgium, the Netherlands) and the global Transformation Strategy & Execution offering in France. He previously worked at PwC (as a Partner - from 2015 to 2018), at Alvarez & Marsal (as a Senior Director - from 2009 to 2014), and at BearingPoint (as a Partner - from 2005 to 2009). He has led numerous turnaround and restructuring operations in the automotive, oil, consumer goods and media sectors. He has also held management positions in industrial companies (Groupe Eclair, Altran), as CRO or CEO. Olivier began his career in 1990 by co-creating a contract research company, whose development he led for six years.

Olivier is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Nantes. He also holds a master's degree in Finance from the University of Paris Dauphine and an Executive MBA from Yale University.

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