Alfonso Marone has joined the KPMG UK technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practice as partner, with responsibility for TMT corporate strategy and M&A engagements in Deal Advisory.
Alfonso brings 23 years of senior executive and advisory experience in global TMT sectors. He is an expert in shaping and running complex programmes based on buyouts, M&A, digital innovation, revenue development and operational improvement.
Most recently, Alfonso served as Chief Development Officer and Executive Committee member of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, overseeing M&A, strategic Fintech investments and portfolio activity. Previously, he held senior roles at major TMT companies including NBCUniversal and O2, was a partner at Spectrum Strategy Consultants and advised PE houses on media deals of over $10 billion.
Commenting on the appointment, Alex Holt, head of TMT at KPMG UK said: “Alfonso brings a wealth of experience and is a fantastic addition to our existing team of experts in TMT. He brings a great combination of industry and advisory experience and will play a key role in our goal to provide market leading advisory, audit and tax services to our clients."
Alfonso Marone adds: “This is an exceptionally exciting time for the global TMT sectors, with technology innovations disrupting a growing number of industries and business models. Deals are happening apace in order to respond and adapt. KPMG is at the heart of a lot of this activity and I look forward to working with the team to help market participants take advantage of the opportunities.”
Alfonso holds an MBA from INSEAD, France and a Master’s degree in Electronics & Communications Engineering from the University of Rome, Italy. He gained a specialisation in Media from UCLA, California and attended the Executive Leadership programme at Harvard Business School.
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