FTI Consulting appoints Richard Davis VP, strategic planning

Source: FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), a premier provider of problem-solving consulting and technology services to major corporations, financial institutions and law firms, announced today the appointment of Richard Davis as vice president, strategic planning.

With over 10 years of experience in strategy, finance and operational consulting, Mr. Davis will work with FTI's senior management and practice leaders on the overall development and implementation of FTI's five-year strategic plans. In his new role, Mr. Davis will identify opportunities to enhance the Company's overall growth and profitability and will assist the senior management team in performing strategic and financial reviews of potential acquisition targets. Mr. Davis will also work on a variety of special projects tied to optimizing overall operational results and addressing practice-specific operational needs. He will continue to be based in FTI's New York office.

"Rich has played an increasingly key role in working alongside senior management to guide FTI's strategic direction. Like so many of our leaders, he has extensive hands-on client experience and shares a keen sense of what is required to take FTI to a billion dollar company by the end of 2009. Rich has been an invaluable asset to the firm and we believe his contributions toward achieving our financial and operational goals will continue to be significant," said Dominic DiNapoli, FTI's chief operating officer.

Prior to joining FTI in April 2002, Mr. Davis held successive posts at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). As a senior consultant, he provided consulting services to troubled companies and their constituent groups operating both in and out of bankruptcy protection. As a principal in the strategy practice, he managed the merger integration team responsible for identifying post-merger synergy opportunities between two Fortune 500 companies completing a $20 billion merger; led the strategic planning and capital expenditure approval processes for a $10 billion retailer; and formulated long-term business plans for companies in a variety of industries. Prior to working for PwC, Mr. Davis served as an internal auditor for the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies.

Mr. Davis holds a B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York at Albany and an M.B.A. in Finance & Strategy from Columbia University.

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