NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AlixPartners, the global business advisory firm, today announced that Michelle Repko, a director in the firm's Information Management Services unit, has been elected to the board of directors of the New York regional chapter of the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC).
IWIRC is an international networking organization for women in the restructuring industry, with more than 1,000 members worldwide. IWIRC's New York chapter provides opportunities for regional members to participate in networking, business development, leadership activities and an assortment of events.
"I am honored to serve on the board of IWIRC's New York chapter and to be counted among such an impressive group of professionals," said Repko. "IWIRC has a global reputation as a steadfast supporter of women in the restructuring industry. I look forward to working closely with other board members to continue to provide our members with original and substantive networking opportunities."
As a member of the board, Repko will be responsible for advancing the organization's mission of facilitating the success of women in the industry. She will also be co-substantive program director, establishing and organizing a series of educational events designed to help restructuring professionals of all levels and disciplines enhance their skills in areas including networking, leadership and business development.
AlixPartners' Information Management Services uses information technology to improve corporate financial and operational performance, execute restructurings, and provide litigation and investigation consulting services. Repko's has worked in the areas of bankruptcy-case administration and information management, including claims resolution, plan administration, implementation of turnaround initiatives, and support of strategic and operational decision-making.
AlixPartners LLP is a global business-advisory firm offering comprehensive services in four major areas: enterprise improvement, turnaround and restructuring, financial advisory services and information management services. Founded in 1981, the firm has offices around the world, and can be found on the Web at www.alixpartners.com.
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Founded in 1994, IWIRC (www.iwirc.org) is an international professional association that works to enhance the professional status and reputation of women in insolvency practice. IWIRC provides opportunities for networking, professional development, leadership and mentoring on local and international levels. IWIRC also seeks to increase the public's understanding of the impact of insolvency laws and proceedings on women and families. IWIRC's members and supporters include attorneys, accountants, turnaround managers, bankers, judges, academics and other insolvency professionals from around the globe.
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