Before joining AlixPartners, he worked atPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He holds an MBA from The University ofDetroit-Mercy and a BBA from Western Michigan University.Also promoted to director in Chicago were: Scott Haeger, Jonathan Hanover,Ted Jackson, Raj Konanahalli, and Todd Zoha.DallasThose promoted to director in Dallas were: Ray Adams, Scott Dalrymple,Neil Goradia, Leigh Ann Ihrig, Drew Lockard, Jeff Webb, and RichardWhitlock.DetroitIn Detroit, those promoted to director include: Sarab Atal, Tom Clarke,Randy Fike, Dan Frich, Suraj Krishnan, Jason Marx, Michael Osment, andColin Smith.DuesseldorfMichael Loeffelmann was promoted to director in Duesseldorf.LondonKeith Williamson, who was promoted to managing director in the firm'sLondon office, has been involved in large-scale global investigations andcompliance reviews and asset-tracing exercises on behalf of American,European, and Asian-owned corporations facing fraud, corruption, andregulatory issues across a broad spectrum of industries. He joinedAlixPartners from Deloitte, where he worked in the Forensic & DisputeServices practice. His areas of expertise include driving broad-based operatingimprovements and cost reduction, top-line growth, and change management.He has served companies and private equity clients across a wide range ofindustries.
Prior to joining AlixPartners, he was with McKinsey & Companyand also held a number of executive roles in industry. He holds abachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from California StatePolytechnic University in Pomona, California and an MBA from UCLA'sAnderson Graduate School of Management.MunichThose promoted to director in Munich were: Christian Axmann, Andy Beyer,Ralph Laessig, Olle Lundqvist, Raymond Peters, and Johannes Steinel.New YorkBrian J. Fox, a restructuring professional with 20 years of experience,was promoted to managing director in New York. He has experience across multiple industries,including retail, manufacturing, apparel, aerospace and defense, consumerproducts, and distribution businesses. Before joining AlixPartners, he wasa managing director with Conway, Del Genio, Gries & Co.
He holds a BBA inaccounting from Hofstra University and an MBA in finance from FordhamUniversity.Those promoted to director in New York were: Kelly Dragelin, MikeDussinger, Allan Hsu, Kent Percy, Alex Rinaudo, Vineet Sehgal, DavidSimon, and Keith Verville.ParisAlain Guillot, who was promoted to managing director in Paris, hasextensive international operations experience in various industries,including aerospace, automotive, and manufacturing. He has experience indeveloping and implementing turnaround and performance improvementprograms. Prior to joining AlixPartners, he was a vice president with A.T.Kearney in charge of operations, and prior to that held differentoperational positions in industry. He is a graduate of ENSAM (Arts &Metiers) and has a master's degree in business management from ICG Schoolof Management.Also promoted to director in Paris was Nicolas Beaugrand.San FranciscoHarold Lee was promoted to director in San Francisco.TokyoHirofumi Hirano was promoted to managing director in the firm's Tokyooffice. He joined AlixPartners from Nikko Cordial Group, Japan's thirdlargest securities firm, where he served as a director on its board. Previously, he was a director ofSeibu Railway, Sony Retail Business Group (Life Style Corporation), BellSystem 24, and Tower Records Japan, and he served Nikko Asset Managementas an outside director.
Thefirm's specialty is urgent, high-impact situations when results reallymatter. It was the recipient of a record four awards from the TurnaroundManagement Association in 2008. The firm has more than 800 professionalsin 13 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia, and is on the Web at WilliamsAlixPartners1.248.358.4420Meir KahtanMeir Kahtan Public Relations1.212.575.8188Copyright 2009, Market Wire, All rights reserved.-0-. Committee on Capital Markets Regulation Releases Recommendations forReorganizing U.S Regulatory Structure NEW YORK, Jan. regulatory structurehave given rise to a broad consensus regarding the need for sweepingregulatory reorganization.This consensus presents a historic opportunity to bring U.S. financialregulatory structure into the 21st century, ensuring our role as a globalleader in financial markets.Done properly, reform will restore marketconfidence, increase consumer and investor protection, improve regulatoryquality, stimulate capital formation, enhance our ability to manage systemicrisk and facilitate global policy coordination. The Committee on Capital Markets Regulations believes there is enormous roomto improve our regulatory structure.The U.S.