Navigant Consulting Announces Appointment of Richard X. Fischer as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 20, 2006--Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI), an independent, specialized consulting firm providing the industry expertise and solutions clients need to address dispute, investigative, business, operational and financial challenges, today announced the hiring of Richard X. Fischer as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Mr. Fischer succeeds Philip P. Steptoe.
Mr. Fischer will have responsibility for managing the Company's legal, compliance and business risk matters. He will also join the Company's Practice Standards and Compliance Committee. Prior to joining Navigant Consulting, he was Vice President and Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer for Sears Holdings Corporation. He has also worked for prominent national law firms, including Sidley Austin and Foley & Lardner.
"Mr. Fischer has a strong regulatory background, including experience counseling large corporations in international risk management and ethics programs, and directing compliance with overall corporate governance matters," stated William M. Goodyear, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Navigant Consulting. "We are looking forward to having Mr. Fischer as part of our corporate management team. Mr. Steptoe has been a valuable member of our team for the past six years, and we wish him continued success with his future endeavors."
About Navigant Consulting
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) is an independent international consulting firm combining deep industry expertise and integrated solutions to assist companies and their legal counsel in addressing the challenges of uncertainty and risk, and leveraging opportunities for overall business improvement. Professional services include dispute, investigative, operational and business advisory, risk management and regulatory advisory, and transaction advisory solutions. "Navigant" is a service mark of Navigant International, Inc. Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NCI) is not affiliated, associated, or in any way connected with Navigant International, Inc. and NCI's use of "Navigant" is made under license from Navigant International, Inc. More information about Navigant Consulting can be found at www.navigantconsulting.com.
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