Alderney Advisors in Southfield has announced its addition of three key personnel to its team. Joining the firm are Benson Woo as managing director, Nicholas Junttila as director, and Kenny O’Trakoun as director.
Woo has worked on domestic and international restructurings as CFO at private and publicly traded global manufacturers, including an OEM automaker and Tier One auto and truck supplier. Woo recently served as CFO at Gibson Brands Inc., which supplies iconic guitars and Philips-branded consumer electronics.
Junttila previously worked on automotive-related assignments while working at area commercial and investment banks and financial advisory firms. Junttila most recently served as senior vice president at UHY Advisors.
O’Trakoun has worked on credit research and leveraged debt assignments at Barclays, Credit Suisse, and Fitch Ratings. He was recently director of turnaround and restructuring at New York’s FTI Consulting.
“Benson, Nick, and Kenny will add experience and depth to our bench and will help us meet the growing restructuring needs we see in the automotive sector,” says Alicia Masse, managing director of Alderney.
Alderney is a turnaround and restructuring advisory firm focused on the automotive industry. Its clients include major automakers in North America, Europe, and Asia.