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April 19, 2018

Dubai – Leading global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) announces a further addition in its Middle East team with the appointment of Pietro Castronovo as a Senior Director. The continued growth of Alvarez & Marsal in the Middle East is an indication of the need for first class senior professionals.

Mr. Castronovo will head the Private Equity and Principal Investments practice in the Middle East at A&M. He will be responsible for defining and monitoring the Professional Development program for the Middle East region in A&M. Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Castronovo served in various roles at Bain & Company, Accenture and Ernst & Young. He has an MBA from Bocconi University in Milan and is a Chartered Financial Accountant. Mr. Castronovo has more than 12 years’ experience in the financial services sector focusing on strategy, regulatory issues and transformation programs, across different regions, including the Middle East, Italy, Greece, Central Eastern Europe, Russia, U.K. and Ireland.

Dr. Saeeda Jaffar, Managing Director of A&M Middle East, said: “Pietro comes to A&M as a seasoned professional advising clients across different countries. We are delighted to welcome him on board and look forward to working with him as we further cement A&M’s position as the leading professional services firm in the region.

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