Finance Monthly - Global Awards 2022

Finance Monthly Global Awards 2022 Poland 57 AboutSylwiaRaczynska Sylwia Raczynska, a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal, brings 22 years of experience in operational improvement and business strategy implementation. She has played pivotal roles in operational turnarounds and has held a number of senior interimmanagement positions. Ms. Raczynska served as Chief Restructuring Officer of the Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace business; Chief Transformation Officer of an Advent-owned ship management company; CEO of Libet, Tarmac’s subsidiary; COO of CTL Logistics, Poland’s largest private rail cargo company; and Restructuring Manager at UAE-based Gasco, the largest natural gas processing company in the world. As CRO, she has been leading transformation of the RollsRoyce Civil Aerospace business to improve sustainable cash generation, driving simplification of the operating system, implementation of efficiency and effectiveness in product development, and cost base reduction. As the Chief Transformation Officer for a global ship and crew management company, she led definition, structuring and implementation of an aggressive growth and profitability improvement program with 12 work streams, managing internal teams, as well as strategy consultancies. She delivered 10pp EBITDA improvement in nine months. Prior to joining A&M, Ms. Raczynska served as Director of Structuring at Peninsula Growth Capital, a family investment company focused on Special Situations Investments in the SME range, based in Abu Dhabi. In her role she was responsible for identification and evaluation of investment opportunities, preparation of value creation plans for the portfolio companies, as well as hands-on support in their performance improvements. Previously, she worked in Abu Dhabi at OC&C Middle East in Abu Dhabi / Dubai for oil & gas and industrial clients. Prior to that, Ms. Raczynska worked at Kolaja & Partners, a premiere interimmanagement firm in Warsaw, where she led a variety of performance improvement cases in Poland, the UK and Germany. She began her career as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers. AboutAlvarez&Marsal (A&M) Leading companies, financial institutions and public entities turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) to solve their operational, financial and regulatory challenges and provide turnaround management solutions that work. Around the world, change is a given and the need to create value is a constant. Companies facing operational and financial challenges need sound guidance and support to ensure recovery, growth and results. A&M Poland is uniquely positioned to develop and implement solutions that sharpen your business’s competitive advantage and future position. Serving as trusted partners, our world-class operations professionals solve continuity- and growth-related business issues. A&M’s 360-degree approach to problem-solving drives the critical change required to optimize performance and maximize value. Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) Poland delivers performance improvement, turnaround management and business advisory services to help organizations transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Whether serving as advisers to executive boards, in interim management roles or alongside corporate stakeholders, our bias toward actions and roll-up-your sleeves culture remain the same. Managing Director | Alvarez &Marsal (A&M) Sylwia Raczynska Waterfield Advisors Tel: 48 22 397 82 00 Email: Website: Sylwia Raczynska

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