AlixPartners’ John Castellano named Fellow of American College of Bankruptcy

27 January 2021

NEW YORK (January 27, 2021) - AlixPartners, announced today that John Castellano, Managing Director in the Turnaround & Restructuring Services (TRS) practice, has been named Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.

The fellowship recognizes individuals for their professional excellence and their exceptional contributions to the bankruptcy and insolvency practice. The class of 37 new Fellows will be inducted in the 32nd Class of the College later this year. Criteria for selection as a Fellow of the College include: the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, character, integrity, professional expertise and leadership contributing to the enhancement of bankruptcy and insolvency law and practice; sustained evidence of scholarship, teaching, lecturing or writing on bankruptcy or insolvency; community service; and commitment to elevate knowledge and understanding of the profession and public respect for the practice.

John began his career at AlixPartners in 1998. He specializes in implementing business transformations and has served in senior management positions in turnarounds, such as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Restructuring Officer, and Chief Financial Officer. John has extensive experience in the energy, oil & gas, and infrastructure industries, with expertise in business plan development, contingency planning, and creditor negotiations. He has been involved in high profile restructurings and transformations, including McDermott International, LTD., Noble Corporation, and Calpine Corporation.

“We congratulate John on this prestigious and well-deserved honor,” said Jim Mesterharm, Managing Director and Head of AlixPartners’ TRS practice in the Americas. “John is the consummate professional who has for more than 20 years guided our clients through complex and challenging issues always demonstrating the highest standards of integrity and leadership.”

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