Simon serves as Chief Executive Officer of AlixPartners, bringing transformative leadership to businesses facing their most complex challenges. Since taking the reins in 2015, he has orchestrated performance improvement and accelerated transformation projects, leveraging over 30 years of experience in business turnaround, strategic consulting, and stakeholder management.

Simon is known for steering large companies through the intricacies of accelerated change, responding swiftly and decisively to the challenges faced by businesses and stakeholders. As a Chief Restructuring Officer, he has spearheaded financial and operational restructurings on a global scale.

Prior to AlixPartners, Simon served as the CEO of Zolfo Cooper Europe and Kroll Inc., a New York-based corporate investigations and risk consulting firm.

Key engagements and career highlights:

  • Chief Restructuring Officer for the world's largest independent steel trader, orchestrating financial and operational restructuring across 45 countries.
  • Led the restructuring of a UK-listed provider of print and digital directory services, negotiating and restructuring indebtedness of £2.2 billion.
  • Oversaw the financial stabilization and restructuring options for Lithuania's largest national bank.

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Simon's leadership extends beyond the corporate landscape; he is actively involved in philanthropic causes. Serving as Chairman of Grange Park Opera, Music Masters, and the American Friends of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon's commitment also includes roles as a Board member for the John Jay College Foundation and Global Screening Services.

His previous Board affiliations include the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington and the English National Ballet. Simon's influence spans both the business and cultural realms, leaving an indelible mark on every arena he engages with.