Carlos Vincentelli
Managing Director
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15+ years of industry, consulting and interim management experience in North and South America
Specializes in operational improvements and organizational change, lean manufacturing, distribution and supply chain optimization, cost reduction and inventory / SKU rationalization
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Carlos Vincentelli is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Private Equity Services Operations Group and serves on engagements as part of the A&M Rapid Results Program™.

His primary focus is on operations excellence, lean manufacturing, distribution and supply chain optimization, cost reduction, and inventory / sku rationalization. He specializes in driving operational improvements and organizational change.

With more than 15 years of industry, consulting and interim management experience in North and South America, Mr. Vincentelli has expertise across a variety of industries including consumer goods, industrial products and services, retail, and food and beverage.

His notable assignments include: serving as interim SVP of Operations for a $200 million digital print and marketing communications company; COO for a $40 million apparel company; Director of Retail Operation’s for a $400 million men's clothing company; and Procurement Director for a $2 billion industrial food company.

Relevant client work includes: managing the assessment and implementation of several performance improvement (PI) programs for multiple clients in the services, industrial and consumer products industries delivering significant EBITDA improvements; leading a comprehensive design / implementation of a PI program for a major marketing communications company; and assessing and designing the operations improvement plan for a leading provider of industrial services in the U.S.

Additional engagements include assessing and redesigning store operations and supply chain operations for a regional pharmacy retailer; redesigning the distribution network for a North American apparel conglomerate; and leading a procurement / supply chain excellence initiative for a +$2 billion private equity fund with +20 portfolio companies.

Before joining A&M, Mr. Vincentelli was part of Arthur D. Little’s private equity practice, focusing on value enhancement for sponsored portfolio companies. Additionally, he supervised and executed several commercial / operational due diligences, and co-authored “How to Manage Portfolio Companies When the Economy Is Down” in 2008.

Previously, he was part of Capgemini’s strategy and operations practice, leading engagements in strategic sourcing, post-merger integration and inventory optimization. Mr. Vincentelli served clients in the food and beverage, telecom and professional services industries. While there, he also co-authored “Food Distribution: Why Is SKU Profitability Relevant?" in 2006.

Earlier, he held industry positions with Del Monte, Dell Inc. and Hewlett Packard in product management, operations, pricing, customer and sales channel management.

Mr. Vincentelli earned an MBA from Emory University, Goizueta Business School and a bachelor’s degree in food and resources economics from the University of Florida.