Managing Director Consumer Products Europe Alvarez & Marsal Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services.
With over 3000 people across four continents, we deliver tangible results for blue chip corporates, boards and private equity firms, facing complex challenges.
Our senior leaders, and their teams, help organizations transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action.
Comprised of experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities, A&M leverages its restructuring heritage to turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage of growth.
Corporate Transformation Services Our established Corporate Transformation Services (CTS) practice focuses on enterprise wide change to address tough performance situations and drive operational change along with EBITDA improvement.
Our highly experienced experts successfully work with clients in strategic transformation situations, either where an activist investor is looking for results, or where a company is looking to sustainably improve their earnings and profitability goals.
We also help our clients navigate complex merger integrations and carve-outs and work for corporations across several industries including Industrials, Retail, Media, Healthcare and Consumer Products.
The opportunity With continued growth, the CTS practice is looking to hire a Managing Director (equivalent to Partner level) with deep subject matter expertise in Consumer Products.
Specifically, the MD will be responsible for : Executing the vision and direction for the continuing growth of Consumer Products in Europe.
Building a robust yet flexible plan to generate deal flow and sustained repeat business, externally and internally. Developing and executing a specific strategy focused on target clients and distinctive go-to-market propositions.
Assimilating and leveraging existing capability at A&M, both within CTS and elsewhere. Attracting and hiring experienced professionals to drive growth in key European geographies.
On the ground leadership to help clients address tough business issues requiring business transformation and operational restructuring (company-wide transformation, post-merger integration, carve-out, Rapid Results™ / 100-day improvement plan, quantified EBITDA / cash improvements, comprehensive bottom-up assessment and, interim leadership).
Coordinating across the broader A&M in Europe and globally in terms of Key Account Management for Corporate clients. Continuing to build the profile and reputation of the Firm as a world-class strategic transformation advisor to leading businesses.
Technical competencies and experience The successful candidate will demonstrate the following attributes : Be a high-energy and successful Consumer Goods leader in a professional services firm or similar.
Extensive knowledge and experience in business transformation including strategy, operational restructuring, finance transformation and performance improvement Preferably, operational experience as executive in significant consumer products business Bring proven ability in growing a successful Consumer practice group within a major advisory firm.
Advisory experience will likely be from a top tier strategy firm, a specialist restructuring firm or management consultancy.
Alternatively, the successful candidate may have held a COO or CFO or similar senior line management role within a business of significant size, scale and complexity.
Have a significant and well-developed network across major European geographies. Have a demonstrable track record in converting business contacts and leads into sustainable, profitable revenue streams.
Bring a breadth of Consumer sector experience especially in such areas as Consumer Electronics or Household, Other subsectors would be considered.
Proven evidence of delivering state of the art solutions to ever evolving and often unpredictable business issues in the sector.
Clear determination to deliver the latest thinking in sector solutions within a highly competitive advisory marketplace.
Soft Skills Hands-on and non-hierarchical operator who is equally effective in managing up and down and relates well at all levels and cultures.
Strong facilitation skills, forging consensus around credible, executable solutions. Passionate about affecting real change.
hires the best. Excellent written and oral communications skills, confident and impactful presenter. Objective, fact-based approach to problem solving.
Driven by values and integrity, talks straight, builds confidence and leads by example. The ability to manage a multiple stakeholder environment within a privately-owned business.
Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging, and uncertain environment. Experience of living and working in Europe, specifically the UK, is essential.
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