Alvarez & Marsal recruits

Alvarez & Marsal, the professional services firm, has named Peter A. Briggs, a managing director specialising in corporate restructuring and crisis management, as head of the firm’s operations in Germany and Central and Eastern Europe.

Briggs, who has more than 20 years of restructuring experience as a manager, creditor and investor in North America and Europe, will work to increase A&M’s European presence by cultivating teams of in-country nationals who are focused on executing corporate turnaround and performance improvement strategies.