Press Release

Navigant Appoints Kevin Blakely, Financial Services Executive, to Its Board of Directors

May 20, 2016 at 8:31 AM EDT

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2016-- Navigant (NYSE:NCI) announced today the appointment of Kevin Blakely to its Board of Directors. Blakely brings more than 40 years of financial services experience to Navigant’s board, having held several senior positions, including Chief Risk Officer at KeyCorp and Huntington Bancshares, and CEO of the Risk Management Association. Blakely is highly regarded as one of the country’s leading financial risk management experts.

Most recently, Blakely served as Senior Advisor and a member of Oliver Wyman’s Advisory Board of Directors, where he provided strategic input for the organization’s Financial Institutions practice. He was also a Senior Advisor to Deloitte, where he served Systemically Important Financial Institutions (SIFI) by providing risk management, governance, regulatory enforcement, compliance and Dodd-Frank implementation consulting services.

Blakely is a member of the Board of Directors of HSBC’s North American subsidiary, where he serves as Chair of the Compliance Committee and is a member of both the Fiduciary and Risk Committees.

“Kevin’s wealth of relevant experiences, strategic insights and relationships within the regulated financial services sector will serve us well as we continue to grow our market leadership in advising companies addressing the challenges of regulatory pressure and related transformational impacts to their operating models,” stated Julie Howard, Navigant’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We are pleased to welcome Kevin, and we look forward to his contributions as a member of the board.”

Blakely holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Southern Illinois University and a master's degree in business administration from Case Western Reserve University.

About Navigant

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

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Source: Navigant Consulting, Inc.

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