July 23, 2018
Ankura Adds Experienced Human Resource and Operations Executive to Leadership Team
WASHINGTON D.C. – July 23, 2018 – Ankura, a leading business advisory and expert services firm that leverages integrated risk management, governance, compliance, investigations, forensics, technology, turnaround and restructuring, and management consulting capabilities, today announced the appointment of Angela L. Cinefro as its new Chief People Officer.
Based in Chicago, Ms. Cinefro will be responsible for all aspects of Ankura’s human resources organization, including its organizational design and effectiveness, recruitment and retention strategies, workforce planning, and talent management. Ms. Cinefro joins Ankura from Clarity Insights, the largest consulting firm in the US focused exclusively on data strategy, engineering, science, and visualization, where she was Chief Operating Officer and former Chief People Officer.
“Ankura has undergone a period of significant growth these past two years, and as we look to further enhance our presence and capabilities, our talent will be the foundation that assures we are able to continue to deliver the high-quality services and expertise our clients have come to expect from Ankura,” said Philip Daddona, Co-President at Ankura. “Angela brings decades of experience in combining business and strategy with employee development and advocacy to enable culture and client success. I am confident that in her new role, Angela will be a change leader within our organization while also ensuring that Ankura’s culture and vision for how we work together remains intact.”
Angela has more than 20 years of experience in a broad range of industries at both private equity-backed and Fortune 500 companies, where she developed expertise in business strategy, scaling businesses, and driving performance through people excellence. Prior to joining Clarity Insights, Angela held the positions of Chief Human Resources Officer at MedExpress and Operations Vice President of Business Solutions at Hewlett-Packard. Additionally, she served as the Chief People Officer for Knightsbridge Solutions, and held several leadership roles at IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
“I am excited to join Ankura at a time of growth and to help build and maintain a strong, productive team and culture as we continue to enhance our expertise across issues, industries, and disciplines,” said Angela Cinefro. “Ankura’s robust and collaborative culture is the framework that supports the firm’s vision to build a unique business advisory firm known for how it solves challenges. I am looking forward to working with the leadership team to develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce to ensure we continue to deliver on our priority to provide the highest quality of services to our clients.”