AlixPartners adds operations expert George Bene as managing director

22 August 2019 2 min. read
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Global management consultancy AlixPartners has added former BCG partner George Bene as a managing director in the firm’s global revenue and growth practice. He will be based in the company’s Boston office.

Bene brings extensive experience in operations consulting from BCG, where he spent 17 years and rose to the level of partner and managing director. During his time at the Big Three strategy firm, he led commercial transformations, facilitated organizational alignments, and drove accelerated revenue growth and operating results.

Bene has worked with leading firm firms across numerous sectors, including industrials and technology. His expertise includes pricing and go-to-market strategies, operational transformations, innovation, and post-merger integration, among other areas.

George Bene, Managing Partner at AlixPartners

“George’s expertise in top-line growth coupled with bottom-line operational results and organizational transformation is precisely what many companies need and are looking for,” said Simon Freakley, CEO of AlixPartners. “We are delighted to welcome George to the firm.”

Prior to joining BCG, Bene served in the US Army, where he attained the rank of captain and served as an attack-helicopter pilot, platoon leader, logistics officer, and operations officer and controller.

He holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, as well as a bachelor’s degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton University.

Based in New York, AlixPartners is one of the top global management consulting firms, with particular renown in the areas of turnaround and restructuring, and legal disputes. A portfolio company of CVC Capital Partners, AlixPartners has more than 2000 consultants across 20+ global cities.

It delivers consulting services in performance improvement, turnaround & restructuring, M&A, investigations, disputes & risk, organizational change, and digital transformation.