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April 1, 2015
Ecommerce veteran, Simon Evetts joins professional services firm

London  – Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), the global independent professional services firm, has appointed Simon Evetts, a leading digital transformation pioneer, as Managing Director in its Corporate Performance Improvement practice. Based in London, Evetts’ appointment underscores A&M’s expanding operational expertise within the digital and multi-channel retailing space.

The addition of Mr. Evetts enhances A&M’s expertise in the multi-channel, customer focused transformation of operations and technologies that is essential to retailers looking to improve performance and drive growth.  Mr. Evetts’ client work includes e-commerce, marketing, supply chain, websites, social media, mobile, buying and merchandising, fulfilment and contact centre business capabilities.

Mr. Evetts, known for his digital transformation thought leadership, has spent close to 20 years helping UK retailers achieve growth by addressing digital and multi-channel retailing opportunities and challenges. He has also helped private equity firms assess potential acquisitions and devise multi-channel strategies to improve the performance of their portfolio companies.  

Lawrence Hutter, CEO of Alvarez & Marsal Corporate Performance Improvement, said: “Simon is one of the true pioneers and thought leaders in digital transformation. The strength of his experience aligns with A&M’s heritage of operational excellence. As multi-channel becomes increasingly important to all businesses, not just retailers, Simon’s expertise will help our clients to maximise cross-channel performance and enhance and grow their operations.

Simon Evetts added: “The quality of the A&M team and the firm’s legacy of operational excellence allow us to deliver unique multi-channel solutions that address clients’ urgent and complex needs. I’m delighted to join such a highly respected organisation that applies insights to a host of issues ranging from multi-channel ordering, marketing and fulfilment solutions to cross-channel stock management and customer service.”

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Evetts was a partner at IBM global Business Services. He led the development of market offerings, capability build and key client engagements around ‘Smarter Commerce’, covering buying, marketing, sales, supply chain and customer service. Previously, he spent 10 years at Javelin Group, Europe’s leading specialist retail consultancy.

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