AlixPartners adds Olga Gareeva as managing director in digital practice

28 April 2022 2 min. read
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Consulting firm AlixPartners has hired Olga Gareeva as a managing director in the firm’s digital practice in Dallas.

Gareeva brings more than 20 years of experience in management consulting and consumer products. She has particular depth of experience leading digital transformation projects for consumer and retail sector clients in the Americas.

Gareeva has overseen engagements in technology-enabled business transformation, cloud migration, technology roadmapping, data and analytics strategy, IT talent development, and merger integration. She has also led the technology function at large consumer products companies.

She joins AlixPartners from Deloitte, where she spent the last four years as a managing director in the retail and consumer products practice. Before that, Gareeva spent nearly five years at Bacardi, where she served as Americas chief information officer and global director of business intelligence and analytics. She also previously served as interim CIO at Constellation Brands.

AlixPartners adds Olga Gareeva as managing director in digital practice

Earlier in her career, Gareeva spent over 12 years at Accenture, where she was latterly a senior manager in the technology practice. She began her career at EY, where she was an IT risk consultant.

Gareeva has a master’s degree in accounting and management information systems from the University of Delaware and bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Bashkir State University, Russia.

“We are thrilled to welcome Olga to AlixPartners’ industry-leading consumer and retail Digital team,” said Rich Wallace, managing director and Americas co-lead of digital at AlixPartners. “Olga’s deep expertise in delivering innovative strategic digital transformation solutions to retailers and consumer brands worldwide will help our clients facing forces that are disrupting their businesses every day.”

Headquartered in New York, AlixPartners delivers advisory services in turnaround and restructuring, performance improvement, mergers and acquisitions, economics, investigations and disputes, technology and digital, and leadership. The firm has over 2,000 professionals across more than 20 cities globally.

“I am thrilled to share that I have joined AlixPartners as a Managing Director,” Gareeva said in a post on LinkedIn. “I look forward to working closely with the incredibly talented and passionate leadership team as we continue to deliver value for our clients!”

Gareeva’s hiring arrives shortly after AlixPartners bolstered its consumer products expertise with the addition of Chicago-based managing director Bernardo Silva.