Vicky Pryce to Join FTI Consulting as Senior Managing DirectorBy Fti Consulting Inc., PRNE
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Appointment Further Strengthens FTI's UK Economic Consulting Segment
LONDON, May 6, 2010 - FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) the global business advisory firm
dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise
value, today announced the appointment of Vicky Pryce as a Senior Managing
Director in its expanding Economic Consulting segment in London. Ms. Pryce
will lead the segment's work on business economics, working with leading
companies on issues from corporate strategy to public policy.
"Vicky typifies the unique blend of deep technical expertise and
unmatched experience at the intersection of the private and public sectors
that we look for in our economic consulting professionals," said Dominic
DiNapoli, FTI's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. "We are
delighted to have her join our firm to further solidify our leadership in the
Chris Osborne, Senior Managing Director, FTI Economic Consulting, said:
"At this stage in the recovery proper analysis of the economic consequences
of corporate or governmental decisions is hugely important. We are very
excited to have Vicky join our team at this time. Her experience across the
private and public sectors in this area is unparalleled, and she will be of
tremendous value to both the practice and our clients."
Ms. Pryce adds: "I am very happy to be joining the team at FTI
Consulting. I am looking forward to working with the professionals in the
practice and helping to build a leading economic consulting business."
Ms. Pryce is currently the Director General, Economics and Chief Economic
Adviser at The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), which
was formed in June 2009 as a result of the merger of the Department for
Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) and the Department for Business,
Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR). While serving at the BIS and its
predecessors, she served in a number of leadership roles, including Deputy
Head and most recently as the joint Head of the Government Economic Service
Throughout her extensive career, Ms. Pryce has served in the role of
partner and Chief or Corporate Economist at several organizations, including
London Economics, KPMG, ESSO Europe and Williams & Glyn's Bank (later RBS).
She was also instrumental in the creation of the GoodCorporation, a company
formed to promote Corporate Social Responsibility.
Ms. Pryce is a visiting Professor at the CASS Business School, a fellow
of the Society of Business Economists and a visiting fellow at Nuffield
College, Oxford. She is on the Council at the University of Kent and on the
Advisory Board for the Centre for International Business and Management
(CIBAM) at the Judge Institute at Cambridge University. She has also been a
member of the Standing Advisory Group of the Financial Reporting Review Panel
(FRRP), and of the International Advisory Board of British American Business
Inc (BABI). She serves as a Fellow at the RSA and a Freeman and Liveryman at
the City of London and currently first Warden of the Worshipful Company of
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to
helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly
complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 3,400
employees located in most major business centers in the world, we work
closely with clients every day to anticipate, illuminate, and overcome
complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation,
mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management and
restructuring. More information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.
Jack Dunn, President & CEO of FTI Consulting, Inc., +1-410-951-4800; or Investors: Gordon McCoun, or Media: Andy Maas, both of FD, +1-212-850-5600, for FTI Consulting, Inc.
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