Johannes Burgheim | Private Equity Performance Improvement

Johannes Burgheim

Managing Director
Johannes Burgheim | Private Equity Performance Improvement
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15 years of cross-border restructuring and transaction advisory experience
Expert in working with multinational corporations, private equity sponsored companies and mid-sized businesses across Europe
Has worked on 40+ operational and financial restructuring, and performance improvement assignments
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Johannes Burgheim is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Private Equity Performance Improvement in Frankfurt. He brings more than 15 years of cross-border restructuring and transaction advisory experience. He has worked with multinational corporations, private equity sponsored companies and mid-sized businesses across Europe. Mr. Burgheim has worked with clients across a range of industries, including retail, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, automotive, renewables, real estate, healthcare and mechanical engineering.

Most recently at A&M, Mr. Burgheim has been working as a CRO for a private-equity portfolio company in the mechanical engineering sector. He oversees the operational improvement projects and the complete overhaul of the reporting system and finance functions, as well as the production planning system.

Prior to this assignment, he worked as a Transformation Officer for the German subsidiary of the largest temp agency in the world. In this role, he led a major cost reduction program, including headcount reduction, procurement savings and branch consolidation.

Mr. Burgheim also served as Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) for the German subsidiary of a private- equity owned, international entertainment group, and as the CFO and Managing Director of a German chemical group. In these roles, he was responsible for creating a group-wide controlling system and asset footprint optimization. 

Additionally, Mr. Burgheim worked as a “Shadow-CFO” for a leading Turkish pharmaceutical manufacturer, where he oversaw the development and implementation of a restructuring plan.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Burgheim served as VP for the restructuring and debt advisory unit of Rothschild. Before that, he was a project leader for the Business Recovery Service team of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Germany.

Mr. Burgheim earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the International Business School in Frankfurt and an MBA from the Sydney Graduate School of Management. He is fluent in German, English and Spanish.