Alexei Evgenev
Managing Director
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Head of A&M's practice in Russia
Pre-A&M experience includes CEO roles in an industrial services / engineering company, private equity fund and a carbographite manufacturer
Most recently served as an interim head of workout for one of the largest Russian banks, running a $4 billion portfolio
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Alexei Evgenev is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal and the head of the firm’s practice in Russia.

Mr. Evgenev is a unique specialist in corporate restructuring and large-scale business management, with an extensive experience of leading actual projects across a range of industries, including retail, banking, metals and mining, engineering and heavy machinery manufacturing.

During his latest engagement with A&M, Mr. Evgenev led the Distressed Assets Management Unit in the one of the Top-10 largest Russian banks.

Before that Mr. Evgenev led the acquisition of the Wild Orchid retail chain by a new shareholder and led the restructuring process. As a result of the successful transaction, he was appointed as a CEO of the chain and managed to completely reorganize the business, which allowed the chain to finally become profitable after five years of loss making.

Previously Mr. Evgenev served as an interim CEO of Mosmart, a large retail chain in Russia, where he was responsible for closing of company’s business activities and selling the company within the frames of a multicomponent transaction, presupposing a complete servicing of all existing debts of the chain.

Prior to that he advised an international investment fund on the business-plan assessment and the recoverability of its investments into various assets in Russia.

Mr. Evgenev brings more than 15 years of extensive experience in operating the largest Russian companies, serving in a number of senior management positions. Before joining A&M, he was the head of M&A at Sberbank-Capital, a specialized workout unit of Russia’s largest bank responsible for the restructuring of the NPLs. Prior to that Mr. Evgenev served as CEO of Energoprom group, Russia’s largest electrode and cathode supplier for electric steelmaking and aluminum smelting.

Before that Mr. Evgenev served as a CEO of Severstalmash, a machine-building and an industrial services subsidiary of Severstal group. Mr. Evgenev started his career with McKinsey & Company in Moscow, where he worked primarily with metals and mining in Russia, Finland, Germany and South Africa.

Mr. Evgenev earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, with honors, from City University of New York, and a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia Business School.