CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 12, 2018--
Navigant announced today that Jeffrey Yingling, a prominent financial
executive and long-time investment banker, has been elected to the
company’s board of directors, effective February 12, 2018.
“We are pleased to welcome Jeff Yingling to our board of directors,”
said Julie Howard, chairman and CEO of Navigant. “Jeff is a proven
leader and expert in the financial and capital markets, with notable
experience in M&A transactions and deep familiarity with the energy
industry, particularly in the power and utility area. Jeff is an
excellent addition to Navigant’s board.”
Today’s announcement reflects Navigant’s ongoing effort to ensure it
continues to maintain a highly qualified, independent board with
relevant expertise to guide the company going forward. As part of that
effort, Navigant has added a new board member in four of the last five
Yingling is currently a senior advisor of investment banking for power,
energy, and renewables at Guggenheim Securities, LLC. Previously he
served as managing director and head of Midwest investment banking for
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, where he was a member of the firm’s Midwest
operating committee and led the Corporate Investment Banking practice in
the region. Yingling was the relationship manager for many of the firm’s
most important power, utility and large corporate clients. He advised on
numerous M&A transactions, and executed many equity, debt and
convertible securities offerings for clients.
Yingling also spent more than 15 years at Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC,
where he was a managing director - investment banking in the firm’s
global power and utilities group. He founded and was co-head of Dean
Witter Reynolds’ public utility group prior to that firm’s merger with
Morgan Stanley. Yingling began his career as an investment banker with
The First Boston Corporation.
Yingling currently serves on the board of LendingPoint LLC. He also
serves on the board of the Chicago History Museum and is a past member
of the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago.
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global
professional services firm that helps clients take control of their
future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge,
substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help
clients build, manage, and/or protect their business interests. With a
focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and
significant regulatory or legal pressures, the firm primarily serves
clients in the healthcare, energy, and financial services industries.
Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and
technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp
insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More
information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.
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Source: Navigant Consulting, Inc.
Navigant Investor Relations