New York-based firm Alvarez & Marsal has expanded its operations in Asia-Pacific with the opening of new offices in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. The Malaysia office is headed by Tze Yann Tan and has created 20 new jobs. Nidhi Thubanakere will lead the Vietnam office which, will initially focus on supply chain and operations improvement work in sectors including consumer, technology and private equity.

Commenting on the office openings, Luis De Lucio, managing director and head of Alvarez & Marsal’s growth markets practice, explained: “As our clients seek to expand their operations and footprint into south-east Asia, we continue to expand here in the region. Our proposition of tangible results is being met with an overwhelming response from our clients, and the local market needs align with Alvarez & Marsal’s results-oriented mindset and commitment to driving change.”

Alvarez & Marsal was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in New York. The company currently employs more than 6,000 staff in 70 offices across five continents.