Olivier Duval and Olivier Maltese join A&M's Paris office

28 March 2022 Consultancy.eu 2 min. read
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Alvarez & Marsal has strengthened its team in France with two new Managing Directors: Olivier Duval and Olivier Maltese.

The duo bring a combined 45+ years of experience to the French arm of the global management consulting, with both becoming a member of the Corporate Transformations Services practice.

Olivier Duval brings 25 years of senior leadership and industry experience, specialising in process industries, chemicals, and construction materials. Prior to joining Alvarez & Marsal, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Restructuring Officer of Ascometal, where he led a major transformation of the supply chain and cost reduction program.

Olivier Duval and Olivier Maltese - Alvarez & Marsal

Before this, he held roles as Partner at Bain & Company and as Vice President at Oliver Wyman. Notable past consulting projects include managing the transformation of a large glassware producer, which involved the review and redesign of its industrial footprint. He also delivered a large cost reduction plan, the divestment of non-core activities and brand repositioning.

Olivier Maltese brings more than 20 years of experience at Strategy&, Accenture and Deloitte, where he supported over 80 M&A post-merger integration and carve-out programs. He has deep experience in designing and implementing integration models, including for cross-border transactions.

Prior to joining, Maltese was a Partner at Strategy& in its Deal Value practice, co-leading the Industrials platform. His industrial experience includes the carve-out of a producer of a high-performance steels business and the merger integration of two global players in railway transportation. He also brings knowledge of the life sciences sector.

Commenting on the appointments, Guillaume Martinez, Managing Director and Head of Corporate Transformation Services in France, said: “The addition of Olivier Duval and Olivier Maltese, along with their combined industrial sectors experience, will strongly benefit Alvarez & Marsal’s clients in France.”

The appointment comes at a time of rapid growth for Alvarez & Marsal in France – over the past two years, the Paris office enjoyed a 200 percent headcount increase.

“The growth in France and across Europe speaks to the firm’s commitment to drive change and deliver results,” said Duval and Maltese.