Ignatius Tong joins AlixPartners as partner and Greater China co-leader

09 April 2024 Consultancy.asia 2 min. read

AlixPartners has boosted its China-focused business with the strategic hire of Ignatius Tong, who comes on board as Greater China Co-Leader.

Appointed a Partner & Managing Director, Ignatius Tong brings over 25 years of experience in management consulting to AlixPartners, with a focus on operational improvements, distribution models as well as strategic growth in the consumer goods, automotive and chemical industries.

Tong joins from EY, where he was the Asia-Pacific Leader of EY-Parthenon, the firm’s strategy consulting business. Previously, he served as Managing Partner of Roland Berger in Greater China.

Ignatius Tong joins AlixPartners as partner and Greater China co-leader

Ignatius Tong is Greater China Co-Leader at AlixPartners

During his career, Tong has spearheaded large-scale projects, including M&A carveouts, cost optimization, and integrations, and has tackled complex operational issues such as organizational design and cultural integration.

Now at AlixPartners, a global management consulting firm with offices in more than 20 cities around the world, Tong will advise clients on strategy, growth, and operational excellence.

Tong will serve as Greater China Co-Leader alongside fellow Partner & Managing Director, Stephen Dyer.

“Ignatius’ expertise in strategic leadership and operational excellence make him a valuable addition to our team,” said Dyer. “In China’s rapidly evolving and complex business landscape, value creation is top of mind for our clients. Ignatius will play a key role in expanding our position as a leading consultancy in the landscape.”

Shiv Shivaraman, Partner & Managing Director and Asia Region Leader at AlixPartners, commented, “We are delighted to welcome Ignatius to our team at a time when our clients are facing increasing needs for innovation, strategic growth as well as cost excellence in the region. His exceptional track record, extensive industry knowledge, and deep regional expertise will be instrumental in helping our clients harness innovative solutions for transformative change.”