Robert is a turnaround expert with 17 years of experience in complex transformation and reorganization situations.

He has strong expertise in operational and financial restructurings, including comprehensive P&L, balance sheet and cash flow measures.

Focus areas include business transformations and restructurings but also value creation and performance improvement projects.

Prior to joining AlixPartners, Robert worked in investment banking, focusing on complex financial restructuring and international M&A transactions.

Key Engagements:

  • CFO support, identification and implementation of short-term EBITDA and liquidity improvement measures for a PE owned company to safeguard budget and ensure covenant compliance
  • Developed and implemented turnaround concept, including headcount reduction and negotiations with Workers' Council, for consumer goods business
  • Responsible for disposal of ~300 branches / 30,000 employees store portfolio and wind-down of headquarter in solvent liquidation of a retail company following take-over by PE / real estate investor
  • Developed entity and group business plans including improvement measures and measure tracking for largest retail company in the Adria region (>€6 billion group revenues)
  • Developed holistic €400 million EBIT improvement and stabilization concept, implemented topline and cost improvement measures for European airline
  • Managed integration project, defined new organizational structure and cost reduction measures for a leading German investment management company
  • Identified purchasing cost reduction potential of €100 million for a European automotive OEM; led supplier negotiations, realized majority of potential

He holds a degree as Diplom-Kaufmann (equivalent to Master of Science in business) from the Technische Universität Munich, is fluent in German and English and has basic knowledge of French.​