Eric Wang
Managing Director
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Head of A&M China Restructuring and Performance Improvement practices
20+ years of experience in general management, consulting, manufacturing and engineering
Served local and multinational businesses in various executive and advisory roles across China and the U.S.
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Eric Wang is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal and heads the China Restructuring and Performance Improvement practices. With more than 20 years of experience in general management, consulting, manufacturing and engineering, he has served local and multinational businesses in various executive roles across China and the U.S.

At A&M, Mr. Wang has led several complex restructuring, turnaround and performance improvement projects in China and across Asia.

Most recently, Mr. Wang led a restructuring project for a distressed German-listed China manufacturer. He successfully negotiated and aligned interests among all the stakeholders, including the German administrator, the parent company, the founder, employees, the local mayor and off-book lenders.

Mr. Wang led the turnaround of an RMB 11 billion luxury auto dealership. Acting as interim CEO, he directed efforts to rapidly take control of cash flow, inventory and financing and he streamlined the operation structure and footprint, resulting in more than RMB 100 million immediate cash impact.

Mr. Wang's other experiences include leading the turnaround of a major sports apparel retailer, acting as interim Asia Chief Operating Officer (COO) for a leading global office products company, negotiating debt restructuring for a fiber manufacturer and a distressed specialty chemicals business, and advising a Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) regarding the Chapter 11 restructuring.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Wang held various functional roles in which he generated substantial value. At Tesco, as Head of Private Brand Supply Chain, he successfully developed and launched Tesco's award winning Hudl tablet. He leveraged Tesco's and partners' cross-functional teams to overcome technology difficulties, managed production issues, and optimized the manufacturing footprint and logistics while achieving more than 10 percent cost savings.

At Corporate Express ($8 billion B2B service company), Mr. Wang set up the Asia buying office as Chairman of Board for Corporate Express Asia. Within three years, the team grew the business to more than $300 million and managed more than 160 factories in Asia.

At Beifa Group, as VP for Product Development and General Manager, Mr. Wang led the efforts to optimize the supply chain to better support original design manufacturer (ODM) and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) growth. Beifa achieved more than 30 percent annual growth rate and became the largest office products manufacturer in Asia.

Educated as a Solid State Physicist at Nankai University in China, Mr. Wang also earned a master’s degree in material science and engineering from the University of Washington and an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago.