Alvarez & Marsal name head of new disputes practice

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), the US-headquartered consultancy firm which specializes in turnaround projects, has appointed Merryck Lowe as managing director to lead its newly formed European Dispute Analysis & Forensics (DA&F) practice, which will focus on resolving potential disputers amongst the various stakeholders affected in a company turnaround.

Lowe has 15 years of experience advising privately owned and private equity funded businesses, as well as listed companies operating from the US and UK, Netherlands and France and has worked across a broad spectrum of industry sectors. Prior to joining A&M, he was a partner with the accountancy firm PKF (UK) LLP and has held senior management positions with the Forensic Services business of Ernst & Young