Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), a leading global professional services firm, has launched a new Nordics practice and appointed Joerg Weidenfeld as a Managing Director to spearhead the firm’s Scandinavian operations. Mr. Weidenfeld’s appointment underscores A&M’s expanding service offering to businesses across Northern Europe. Divergent economic trends and falling oil prices continue to be a challenge, however looking forward there are very good growth opportunities for those in the region. Mr. Weidenfeld will primarily focus on providing A&M’s operational and financial solutions to help maximise value for Nordics-based corporates and financial institutions.
Mr. Weidenfeld returns to A&M where he spent three successful years as a restructuring advisor between 2007 and 2009. He brings more than 15 years’ senior management experience in restructuring, business strategy and operational improvement, as well as having held numerous prominent interim management roles. He has worked across multiple industries including manufacturing, retail, automotive and logistics.
Tony Alvarez III, Managing Director, Alvarez and Marsal, said: “As we move into 2016, the opportunities for European businesses to embrace change, become disruptive, streamline and increase customer centricity will be manifold. Against this backdrop, Joerg’s appointment is excellent timing. We are delighted that another A&M alumnus has returned to work for the firm, Joerg brings a wealth of experience across multiple sectors and will significantly bolster our performance improvement capabilities in the Scandinavian region.”
Joerg Weidenfeld added: “A&M is globally renowned for its performance improvement and business transformation capabilities; this attracted me to the firm back in 2007 and its heritage – alongside its growth into other dynamic areas – was a strong drawcard for me in returning to the business. The European side of the firm has dramatically evolved and expanded since my previous time with the firm, and I’m looking forward to using my experience in Scandinavia to bring A&M’s unique offering to businesses across the region and continue its European growth.”
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Weidenfeld served as a Managing Partner of Nordic Restructuring Oy, his own restructuring and performance improvement advisory firm located in Finland.
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