Steven Gold has joined Alvarez & Marsal as a Chicago-based managing director. He previously was an operating partner at Stone Tower Capital and chief supply chain officer for PepsiCo.
Global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal announced that Steven Gold, former operating partner at Stone Tower Capital and chief supply chain officer of PepsiCo, has joined the firm as a managing director based in Chicago.
Named one of the top 25 most influential consultants in the world by Consulting magazine, Mr. Gold brings more than 20 years of experience working with multi-national manufacturers, distributors and logistics providers on operational improvements, cost reduction and growth strategies. Throughout his career he has served in key leadership and transformational roles across a range of industries, including consumer products, food and beverage, transportation and distribution.
“The need to improve performance by identifying operational efficiencies is not limited to troubled companies,” said Tony Alvarez, co-founder and co-CEO of Alvarez & Marsal. “Steve has had exceptional success transforming the operations of global organizations both as an executive and as an investor. The insights and expertise he brings to bear will be invaluable additions to our clients.”
Prior to joining Alvarez & Marsal, Mr. Gold was an operating partner with Stone Tower Capital, a New York-based multi-billion dollar private investment fund where he focused on the acquisition of consumer products and transportation related enterprises. Mr. Gold also served as the chief supply chain officer of PepsiCo (PEP) where was responsible for the company’s global supply chain strategy and transformation across Frito-Lay, Tropicana, Quaker Oats and Gatorade operations. He also served as chairman of the PepsiCo Sustainability initiative. Earlier in his career, Mr. Gold was a managing director and partner-in-charge of the Supply Chain practice with BearingPoint.
Mr. Gold sits on the Board of Directors of AHN International and Open Mile, and previously served on the Board of Directors of United Agricultural Products (UAPH) until it was acquired in 2008. He also sits on the Board of Trustees of the Adler Planetarium. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Ohio State University.
About Alvarez & Marsal
Since 1983, Alvarez & Marsal has set the standard for working with organizations to solve complex problems, boost operating performance and maximize value for stakeholders. A leading independent global professional services firm, A&M draws on its deep operational and turnaround heritage to help companies across the industry spectrum improve operating and financial performance, and to navigate business, litigation and tax matters with speed, responsiveness and unmatched quality.
Whether serving as business advisers or in interim management roles during periods of change or transition, A&M stands for leadership, problem-solving and value creation. A&M clients range from multinational to middle-market companies around the world that are both publicly held and privately owned. With a bias toward action, implementation and results, Alvarez & Marsal professionals serve large and mid-cap private equity firms, company management and boards and other stakeholders aiming to drive sustainable results up and down the balance sheet.
A founder of the modern day restructuring industry, Alvarez & Marsal has been honored numerous times by the Turnaround Management Association and has been recognized as one of the Best Firms to Work For by Consulting magazine.
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