Corporate Performance Improvement | Kurth Anderson
Kurth Anderson
Senior Director
Corporate Performance Improvement | Kurth Anderson
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20+ years developing and implementing strategies in both consulting and industry roles
Broad industry experience, including document technology & services, petrochemicals, pulp and paper, manufacturing and heavy construction
Holds a bachelors degree in economics from Princeton University and a master's in finance and multinational management from the Wharton School
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Kurth Anderson is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal in Houston, in the firm's Corporate Transformation Services practice.

With over 20 years of professional experience, Mr. Anderson brings significant experience across a variety of industries, including petrochemicals, manufacturing, pulp and paper, print / document hardware and services and heavy construction equipment. He has served in both consulting and industry roles, leading both strategy and implementation efforts.

Prior to joining A&M, he was Vice President of Business Development with Xerox Corporation, where he led initiatives to improve growth and profitability for various business units across functions and geographies. Prior to Xerox, he was Director of Acquisitions and Business Development at Pitney Bowes, where he led initiatives to develop new businesses in markets adjacent to the core mail meter business. Earlier, Mr. Anderson was with Marakon Associates, a global strategy consulting firm, where he led engagements in a range of industries across North America.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Anderson has led numerous strategy development efforts encompassing detailed segment profitability, market, and competitive assessments to identify and prioritize a company’s top strategic issues and develop strategies to address them. He has also led the execution of many of those initiatives, driving transformational change across functions, businesses and geographies.

For example, Mr. Anderson was integral in transforming an integrated oil and gas company’s commercial fuels business from a commodity provider to a value-added services provider with changes to strategy, targets, and management incentives.

He also drove a petrochemicals client to make a $300 million investment in a profitable “orphan product,” which was originally planned to be eliminated.

Mr. Anderson redesigned the product development process for a global document technology and services provider to better align with its customer needs and delivery capabilities. He also designed a disciplined sales management process to drive increased revenue and profits for a regional construction equipment dealer.

Additionally, he executed an acquisition and rollup strategy for a global mail equipment and services provided.

Mr. Anderson earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Princeton and a MBA, with concentrations in finance and multinational management, from The Wharton School, as well as a master’s degree in international studies from the University of Pennsylvania.