Thomas Dillenseger
Managing Director
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18+ years of experience in financial and operational restructuring and performance improvement initiatives serving clients in Europe, Asia and the Middle East
Covers multiple industries including automotive, aviation, leisure, financial services and banking, manufacturing and heavy industry, mechanical engineering, oil & gas, real estate, retail and wholesale, shipping, shipbuilding and TMT
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Thomas Dillenseger, is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s European Restructuring practice in London.

Mr. Dillenseger has over 18 years of experience in financial and operational restructuring and performance improvement initiatives. He has served clients in a range of industries including automotive, aviation/leisure, chemicals, financial services/banking, manufacturing/heavy industry, mechanical engineering, oil and gas, real estate, retail/wholesale, shipbuilding and telecommunications. He has spent seven years with A&M in Hong Kong and two years with A&M in Dubai.

Currently Mr. Dillenseger is advising a Germany/U.S. headquartered global group in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector on cost reduction initiatives. On previous engagements, he advised the Asia business of a global toys company on Chapter 11-related tasks, a global service provider for the oil and gas and energy industry on rightsizing the operating model, an Indonesian energy group on its operational and financial restructuring and a Hong Kong-based shipping company on its financial restructuring. He also advised noteholders of Shengda Tech on taking control of Chinese assets, Titan Petrochemicals on its financial restructuring, a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund on its bondholder negotiations, a global logistics group on footprint optimisation in Asia and the second largest Indian shipbuilding group on its financial and operational restructuring.

Previously Mr. Dillenseger advised stakeholders on the financial restructuring of Thomas Cook. He also acted as Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) for the Net Jets franchise with National Air Services (flynas) in Saudi Arabia. He also acted as country head for Lehman Brothers in Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines, managing the loan and real estate portfolios. He was also head of Lehman Brothers Russia, Turkey and Poland, and the Lehman Brothers European Mezzanine fund. On other engagements, he served as CRO for Fantuzzi Group (container crane manufacturer) and as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of its production entity in Xiamen, China. He also served as CFO of Schulte GmbH (a German wholesaler and retailer of sanitary, heating and civil engineering products) and as CFO and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a German information technology company.

Before joining A&M, Mr. Dillenseger was a Manager with PwC’s Corporate Finance and Business Recovery Services practice in the U.K. and Germany. During this time, he acted as interim CFO of the merged telecommunications units of the German conglomerates EON and RWE.

Mr. Dillenseger earned a Diplom-Kaufmann (German MBA equivalent) from University of the Saarland, Germany. He also attended a Master of Business Studies programme at Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, University College in Dublin, Ireland, as part of a scholarship from the European Union. A German/British national, he is fluent in German and English.