AlixPartners enhances European financial services team with Managing Director Robert Urtheil

07 October 2019

Munich (October 7, 2019) - AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, announced that Robert Urtheil has joined as a Managing Director based in the firm’s Munich, Germany office.

Robert will focus on advising the firm’s financial services clients on strategy, regulatory changes, business development, and M&A throughout the EMEA region.

Robert’s career spans 26 years in the financial services industry, with nine years in consulting and 17 years in senior roles within leading financial institutions. He joins AlixPartners from Oliver Wyman where for the past four years he was Partner and Head of the Financial Services practice for Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, Poland, and the Czech Republic. Prior to his consulting career, he held senior roles at fixed-income trading platform, MarketAxcess (CEO for Europe & Asia), and Deutsche Börse Group. Robert holds a Diploma in Business Administration from State University Mannheim.

“Robert’s financial consulting and industry expertise, combined with his broad network of leaders across the financial community, positions us to further expand our offering to banks, asset managers, and financial infrastructure providers,” said Simon Freakley, CEO of AlixPartners. “At a time when the European banking industry is facing significant and ongoing disruption, Robert and our growing team will provide the insight and dexterity needed to help our clients navigate these challenges and transform for the future.”    

About AlixPartners

AlixPartners is a results-driven global consulting firm that specializes in helping businesses successfully address their most complex and critical challenges. Our clients include companies, corporate boards, law firms, investment banks, private equity firms, and others. Founded in 1981, AlixPartners is headquartered in New York, and has offices in more than 20 cities around the world.