Joerg Weidenfeld
Managing Director
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10 years of restructuring experience, specializing in developing and structuring operational and financial solutions to maximize value in corporate turnarounds
Led 20 successful engagements
Fluent in German, English, French and Swedish, with basic knowledge of Finnish
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Culture eats strategy for breakfast. A successful restructuring delivers solid numbers and a change in corporate culture that sustainably improves performance.
Jörg Weidenfeld is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal and spearheads the firm’s Nordic/ Scandinavian turnaround and performance improvement practice. He brings over 15 years of senior management experience, of which nine years in restructuring, business strategy and operational improvement advisory services. Mr.Weidenfeld’s primary areas of concentration are developing and structuring operational and financial solutions to maximize value in corporate turnarounds.

Mr. Weidenfeld’s notable interim management roles include serving as Chief Restructuring Officer  (CRO) of Myllykoski Corporation (a large Finnish Publication Paper Manufacturer), CRO of Maskun Kalustetalo (Furniture Retail Chain, Finland), and CRO of Sunborn International Oy (Yacht Hotels, Finland). Other restructuring and performance improvement engagements include industries, such as manufacturing, paper, packaging, forestry, retail, wholesale, hospitality, automotive, ship building, cash and valuables logistics  

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Weidenfeld served as Managing Partner of Nordic Restructuring Oy, his own restructuring and performance improvement advisory firm located in Finland. Nordic Restructuring has been the market leader since its foundation in 2009 and established a remarkable track record in the sphere of financial and operational restructuring, including in-court and out of court assignments.

Previously, he worked for Stora Enso, a leading international paper, packaging and forest products company for a decade. His noteable leadership positions include serving as the Director for the International Sales Network, where he has led the Key Account Management of the group’s 33 sales companies; In-house Consultant Operational Excellence, Investment Manager SE Ventures. In this role, he identified and invested in innovations with potential of becoming a future division of Stora Enso.

Mr. Weidenfeld earned a master’s degree in business administration from City University, Bellvue, Washington and a master’s degree in quality management (MQ) from Helsinki University of Technology. A German national, he is fluent in English, French and Swedish and has a basic knowledge of Finnish.