WASHINGTON, July 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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 Nitin Kumar as Senior Managing Director in the firm's Telecom, Media & Technology ("TMT") practice. He will join the Technology team within TMT and will be based in New York City.
Mr. Kumar is a global technology company executive and management consultant with 17 years of leadership experience assisting companies in all stages of their life cycle including start-up, high growth and turnaround. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Kumar served as a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers ("PwC"), where he focused on M&A offerings including operational, commercial and IT due diligence, carve-outs and merger integration with emphasis on sales, marketing, service, products and pricing improvement. Before joining PwC, Mr. Kumar successfully helped lead the start-up of the Global Delivery practice at Deloitte, where he served as a Practice Leader, and the start-up of a global IT security practice at Hewlett-Packard ("HP").
"We are excited to welcome Nitin to FTI Consulting," said Carlyn Taylor, Global Industry Leader and Head of FTI Consulting's TMT practice. "Nitin's deep industry expertise aligns with our team's merger integration and business transformation focus. Adding Nitin to our team is part of our larger strategy to enhance our successful merger integration consulting services. Our expert driven approach to integration, using deep industry knowledge, is a significant differentiator for FTI Consulting and has led to many integration engagements in telecom, media and healthcare in particular. Given his experience, Nitin will be leading that effort in the technology sector, where we believe there is strong demand for our offering."
In his new role, Mr. Kumar will work with selected technology sectors undergoing transformational change. He will focus on the entire deal continuum ranging from M&A and divestiture strategy, pre-deal due diligence (commercial, customer, operational and IT), merger integration, divestiture/carve-out and post-deal performance improvement.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Kumar said, "I am excited about the opportunity to join an impressive team of professionals at FTI Consulting. I look forward to leveraging my technology industry knowledge to provide expert driven performance improvement, merger integration and growth services to our clients."
Mr. Kumar holds an engineering degree from the University of Kerala, India. He is a Certified M&A Advisor, a Chartered M&A Professional, a Certified Due Diligence Professional, a Certified International Turnaround Manager, a Certified Management Consultant and Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT.
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 4,400 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The Company generated $1.76 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2014. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.