CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2009--Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI), an international consulting firm
providing dispute, investigative, operational, risk management and
financial advisory solutions to legal counsel, government agencies and
companies experiencing regulatory or structural challenges, announced
today the appointment of Stephan A. James to serve an initial two-year
term on the Firm's Board of Directors.
"Mr. James brings to the Navigant Board an exceptional background in the
international professional services market," stated William M. Goodyear,
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "During his more than 35 years at
Accenture Mr. James held a variety of key management positions at the
local, practice and global levels. His strong practice management
background, extensive understanding of industries key to the Navigant
portfolio, and proven international operations management expertise will
make Mr. James an extremely valuable member of our Board as we continue
to identify opportunities to grow our firm."
Mr. James became a Partner at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in
1979 and during his time with Accenture held a variety of management
roles including Managing Partner for the Central U.S., Managing Partner
for the North American Financial Services Practice, and Managing Partner
for the Global Financial Services Operating Group. Mr. James also held
the position of Chief Operating Officer for Accenture from 2000 - 2004,
during which time he served on the Accenture Board. Mr. James retired
from Accenture in 2004, yet remained involved with the firm on a
part-time basis serving for two years as International Chairman. Today
he serves on the Board of Directors for Metavante Technologies, Inc.
"Mr. James' professional services insight and depth of experience will
be extremely valuable to the current expertise on the Navigant Board as
we navigate the current global economic environment. We are looking
forward to working closely with him," commented Governor James R.
Thompson, Lead Director on the Navigant Board.
About Navigant Consulting
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized independent
consulting firm providing dispute, financial, regulatory and operational
advisory services to government agencies, legal counsel and large
companies facing the challenges of uncertainty, risk, distress and
significant change. The Company focuses on industries undergoing
substantial regulatory or structural change including healthcare, energy
and financial and insurance services, and on the issues driving these
transformations. "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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