LONDON, March 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Mark Hunt as Senior Managing Director in the firm's Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment. Mr. Hunt will be based in London.
As a Senior Forensic Partner with over thirty years' experience, Mr. Hunt specialises in financial and regulatory investigations, audit and accounting negligence, expert determinations and accounting disputes. His work has included a number of complex international disputes for both claimants and defendants, as well as acting as an expert on issues relating to complex financial instruments.
Mr. Hunt joins FTI Consulting from BDO, where he led their Financial Services practice, which included conducting FCA/PRA Skilled Persons Reviews. Prior to joining BDO in 2007, Mr. Hunt was a Partner at KPMG, and he is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
In his new role, Mr. Hunt will join the Europe, Middle East and Africa ("EMEA") Financial Advisory Services leadership group, working with FTI Consulting's world-class specialists to continue building the practice.
Chris Osborne, Co-Chairman of FTI Consulting's EMEA region, said, "We are delighted to welcome Mark to FTI Consulting, and we know that his extensive experience will be a tremendous asset to our growing team. Mark is one of the most highly respected experts in his field, and as the regulatory environment continues to rapidly evolve and companies face increasingly complex business challenges, his recruitment demonstrates our commitment to offering clients the best possible service and advice."
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Hunt said, "I am greatly looking forward to joining FTI Consulting's outstanding team and helping to reinforce its position as one of the most highly respected providers of financial advisory services, both in the UK and internationally."
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations 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.