The turnaround at Clariant: An interview with Hariolf Kottmann


The CEO of the Swiss specialty-chemical company has steered it back onto a growth path through restructuring and an aggressive continuous-improvement program. Our Insights

AlixPartners Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

AlixPartners is an international business advisory firm based in Southfield, MI known for its work in corporate turnarounds, bankruptcy assignments and restructuring. Generally regarded as turnaround market leaders, AlixPartners is doing a killer job at taking up more room in the consulting space by strategically hiring a plethora of gurus. Among these are turnaround teams, the role of Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) and incentive-based success fees. Chemicals.


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FTI Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

FTI CONSULTING INTERVIEWS & CULTURE. FTI expanded into investigation and research capabilities as well as turnaround, restructuring, bankruptcy and forensic accounting with the moves. Restructuring/Turnaround Services. Petroleum & Chemicals. Honored with Seven M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards. Honored by Finance Monthly as Turnaround & Restructuring Firm of the Year, Singapore. FTI CONSULTING INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING.

How Organic Wine Finally Caught On

Harvard Business

Through historical research and many interviews, we found several ways in which early stumbles in the organic wine market created marketing problems that the industry still struggles to overcome. They refused to recognize organic winegrowers’ new industry associations, and cast doubt on the marketing claims they were making — that organic wine was of higher quality and free of potentially harmful chemicals. The Turnaround. Kroeger/Gross/Getty Images.

Internal Hires Need Just as Much Support as External Ones

Harvard Business

But just four months into his new job, as a business unit leader at a large specialty chemicals and plastics manufacturer, he was struggling with the challenges of handling a global business with more than 3000 employees. Adrian had been working steadily toward this promotion for years.