Antonio M. Alvarez III, MBA '91
Antonio Alvarez III, a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal, has built and led the A&M Europe practice since 2001. Mr. Alvarez has played an integral role in several high profile turnarounds and performance improvement projects over the last decade, and brings more than 20 years of experience serving public and privately owned companies. He has led several complex Pan-European engagements, and has worked in every major country in Europe, including the UK, Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, Finland, Sweden and Estonia.
Since transferring to Europe, Mr. Alvarez has also acted as team leader on several international advisory and operating improvement mandates, including Hagemeyer NV (23,000 employees in 35 countries), Dresser-Rand Group (over 15 countries), Bally AG, Loch Lomond Country Club (Scotland), Kion Group GmbH and CHC Group (over 20 countries). On these assignments, Mr. Alvarez provided leadership and strategic focus, as well as execution support, to realize sales improvements, gross margin improvements, greater productivity efficiencies, staff reductions, capital expenditure reviews, cash management, improved financial reporting and right-sizing the capital structure to meet business mid-term needs.
Mr. Alvarez received a bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master's degree in business administration from Cornell University. He also attended the Université Catholique de L'Ouest in France as an undergraduate student, and the Université de Louvain-La-Neuve in Belgium as a graduate student. Mr. Alvarez is fluent in French and English.