Chemicals and energy expert Stefan Van Thienen joins FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting has appointed Stefan Van Thienen as Senior Managing Director in the Corporate Finance and Restructuring division. He joins as a partner from Deloitte. Van Thienen is a renowned expert for complex transformation projects in the chemical industry.
3. Juni 2024
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At Deloitte, Stefan Van Thienen headed the Energy & Chemicals division in Germany and Central Europe. Prior to that, he held management positions at Bayer and the American industrial group J.M. Huber, among others. He has worked in many European countries, including France, the Benelux countries and Eastern Europe. Overall, he has more than 30 years of experience in the chemical and energy industry.

‘Chemical and energy companies have a multinational structure and are highly interdependent,’ says Renato Fazzone, Senior Managing Director and Managing Director of FTI Consulting in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (D/A/CH). ‘That's why we are delighted to have gained Stefan Van Thienen, a top expert with extensive experience in all European markets. He is multilingual and highly sensitive to cultural differences. With Stefan Van Thienen, we will continue to expand our services across Europe.’

The Belgian Stefan Van Thienen has operational expertise in operations management, supply chain and purchasing, production, engineering and factory management. During his time as a consultant, he has also advised companies in the areas of performance improvement, climate and environmental management and digitalisation.

‘As an expert in complex transformation, Stefan Van Thienen is the ideal contact for senior management because he knows the chemical and energy industry down to the smallest detail, both as a consultant and as an operational manager,’ says Christian Säuberlich, Managing Partner and Board Member of FTI-Andersch, the consulting unit of FTI Consulting specialising in restructuring, business transformation and transactions. ‘We support our clients not only with advice, but with action. Stefan Van Thienen has an excellent profile for this. His industries in particular are facing far-reaching changes: in Germany, in Europe, worldwide. Stefan Van Thienen will proactively shape this transformation together with our clients.’

About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global consulting firm that helps organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political, regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 8,000 experts in 31 countries, FTI Consulting works closely with clients to identify and overcome complex business challenges and maximise opportunities. The company generated revenue of USD 3.49 billion in the 2023 financial year. In certain countries, FTI Consulting's services are provided through separate legal entities that are separately capitalised and independently managed. For more information, please visit our website

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