Rob McNish joins AlixPartners as a Managing Director in Energy and Process Industries

26 November 2018 2 min. read
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Energy and engineered-equipment expert Rob McNish has joined global consulting firm AlixPartners’ NYC office as a Managing Director in the Energy & Process Industries practice. The veteran consultant is an alumnus of management consultancies A.T. Kearney and McKinsey & Company.

Boasting over 20 years of high-level consulting experience, Rob McNish brings a deep understanding of the energy sector and the engineered-equipment industry, as well as expertise in corporate finance and risk management consulting.

Before joining AlixPartners, he was a Partner at A.T. Kearney’s NYC office for two years, serving in the firm’s industrial, transportation, automotive, and aerospace practice, as well as in its M&A, private equity, and merger integration practice.

Prior to that McNish was CEO of American Heritage Motorcycles, a motorcycle and off-road vehicle dealership network he co-founded in 2014 with five locations across Illinois and Ohio.Rob McNish joins AlixPartners as a Managing Director in Energy and Process Industries

Before that entrepreneurial endeavor, McNish had a twenty-year-long stint at the DC office of strategy firm McKinsey & Company, where he rose to the position of Senior Partner. During his time at McKinsey, McNish focused on industrial and energy firms, corporate finance, and enterprise risk management.

Before his long consulting career, he held financial positions at oil and gas company Petro-Canada, equity and debt trader Burns Fry, and Waterous Securities. McNish holds an MBA from the Booth School of Business at The University of Chicago, as well as a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada.

“We are delighted to welcome Rob with his diverse background as both a top-flight consultant and entrepreneur,” said Simon Freakley, CEO of AlixPartners. “His unique experience and deep skills will help our clients, across many industries, meet the demands of today’s fast-moving marketplace.”

In other AlixPartners hiring news, the firm brought in former Accenture CHRO Jill Smart as a board member, as well as operational transformation expert Jim Takach and fintech expert Mark Flamme as managing directors.