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Teneo Appoints James Bennett as Senior Managing Director

Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced the appointment of James Bennett as a Senior Managing Director with the firm's Financial Advisory business.

James brings over 20 years of experience leading complex restructuring assignments across a variety of jurisdictions. He specialises in contentious and complex work with cross-border elements and focuses on extracting value in distressed situations. He works across all sectors and has extensive experience in financial services.

James has taken many formal insolvency appointments and was the first Special Administrator to a UK electronic money institution. He also led complex financial restructuring engagements, as well as solvent wind down/exits. In addition to taking formal appointments, James has also led numerous contingency planning projects and has advised lenders to systemically important UK businesses.

Prior to joining Teneo, James was a Managing Director of Interpath in London (formerly KPMG’s restructuring business in the UK), where he led complex contentious and non-contentious projects. Prior to Interpath, James was with KPMG in London, where he was seconded to a European bank in Cyprus following a liquidity crisis and was involved in a major turnaround project for the Bank. James also spent seven years in Bermuda with KPMG working across many sectors, including being appointed as Joint Liquidator to various telecoms entities.