New York, NY, December 24, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Seabury Group LLC, a global investment banking, management advisory and investment management firm, today announced that Maile Topliff has been promoted to Chief Administration Officer for the company. Topliff will be responsible for the firm’s global administration group including Human Resources, Communications & Information Technology.
“Maile has contributed in a great number of ways in improving Seabury’s human resources programs and has been instrumental in advancing the sophistication and support procedures that are allowing us to address talent management to support our global growth,” said John E. Luth, Chairman, President, and CEO of Seabury Group. “Seabury today is more than the world’s preeminent aerospace and aviation advisory firm, we are broadening our capabilities and client base and in doing so we are committed to a workplace which advances careers and attracts top notch personnel. The role of Chief Administration Officer will be significant in the development and execution of these efforts.”
Maile Topliff commented, “The opportunity to contribute towards supporting the growth of Seabury is very exciting to me. Seabury has an interesting value proposition for its leaders, employees and clients. I like that we have a firm that promotes subject-matter-expertise along with capable generalists who focus on client success.”
Topliff joined Seabury in 2009 as Vice President Human Resources and was subsequently promoted to Senior Vice President. She is an experienced Human Resources/ Organizational Development professional with over 20 years of developing organizations and their cultures through talent management and employee relations programs. Topliff previously held management positions with UnitedHealth Group including International Director L&D and with Comcast Cable/AT&T Broad Band/MediaOne.
About Seabury Group
The Seabury Group is a global investment banking, advisory and investment management firm providing investment banking, restructuring/corporate recovery, management consulting, IT development, human capital and investment management advisory services. Seabury professionals have in-depth experience in a broad range of industries including aerospace, automotive, aviation, cargo, consumer products, distribution, financial services, gaming, infrastructure (ports and airports), logistics, maritime and manufacturing. Seabury has advised on more than 500 client engagements around the world. Seabury’s operations span Africa, Australasia, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas with principal offices in New York, London, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Toulouse, and Washington, D.C., and additional representative offices in Dublin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, and Singapore.
Seabury is the leading global advisor to the aviation industry, having successfully managed seven of the 10 largest airline restructurings or corporate recoveries in the world, and raised over $30 billion of capital financing, including advising on over $3.5 billion of equity financings. Seabury’s investment banking and corporate advisory team has corporate restructuring and insolvency experience representing companies on distressed M&A transactions, refinancing, recapitalizations, and debt renegotiations. Seabury offers financial services through SeaCap Partners a strategic advisory and merchant bank focused exclusively on the global investment management industry.
Landmark assignments include advising Cathay Pacific Airways on strategic planning and a multi-billion new widebody aircraft order (2009-2010); providing comprehensive profit improvement programs for several major African and Middle East carriers (ongoing); completing a highly successful $525 million liquidity raise for US Airways (November 2009); advising United Air Lines on a multi-billion dollar order of new widebody aircraft (December 2009), and completing a Cdn$1.0 billion liquidity raise for Air Canada (September 2009), the restructuring, recapitalization and sale of Frontier Airlines (October 2009), and advising on the restructuring and sale of Midwest Airlines (July 2009). Additional landmark deals include: raising $1.1 billion for US Airways Group, Inc. (October 2008); restructuring and raising over $2 billion of new equity and debt capital for Northwest Airlines (September 2007), for which Seabury was awarded Airfinance Journal’s “North American Deal of the Year”, successfully completing a restructuring and comprehensive corporate turnaround program for South African Airways (2006-2007); and serving as both M&A advisor and raising over $2 billion of equity and debt financing for the merger of US Airways with America West Airlines (2005).
For more information, please visit: www.seaburygroup.com