Navigant Consulting Announces Appointment of Three Vice Presidents
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 14, 2006--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 three individuals to Vice President and Executive Committee roles.
"We consistently strive to organize our Company and professionals in a fashion that is anticipatory and responsive to both our client and market needs," said Julie Howard, Navigant Consulting President and Chief Operating Officer. "These three new Vice President appointments are consistent with our strategy to remain focused on client needs, leverage synergies within the organization to deliver unparalleled service, and advance our platform for continued growth and success. I'm confident that each of the Vice Presidents is uniquely poised to help us achieve these objectives."
Vice President of Strategy & Organizational Development - Jeff Green
Mr. Green is promoted to Vice President from his most recent role as a Managing Director in NCI's Disputes & Investigations practice and interim Chairperson of the Company's Dispute, Investigative & Regulatory Advisory Management Committee. Based in Washington D.C., Mr. Green has focused much of his 18 years in the professional services industry on advising clients on the financial, economic, accounting and information management aspects of their commercial disputes and investigations. In his new role, Mr. Green will have responsibility for leading Company strategic planning and market positioning, acquisition investment strategy and integration, and will oversee the Company's business development activities.
Vice President & Business Unit Leader: Business, Financial & Operations Advisory segment - Sharon Siegel Voelzke
Most recently, Ms. Siegel Voelzke served as interim Chairperson of the Company's Business, Financial & Operations Advisory Management Committee and served as national leader of the Financial Services practice. Based in Princeton, NJ, Ms. Siegel Voelzke began her career at Peterson Consulting in 1988, and over the past 18 years has played an integral role in the growth and development of the Company's business advisory solutions. Her specific expertise relates to assisting large corporations in addressing operational changes as a result of regulation, reorganization, and other management directives.
Vice President & Business Unit Leader: Dispute, Investigative & Regulatory Advisory segment - J. Donald Fancher
Mr. Fancher joins Navigant Consulting from Deloitte & Touche where he most recently served as the National Managing Principal for the Forensic Services practice within Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP (Deloitte FAS). He was also a member of the Deloitte FAS Executive Committee and served on the Deloitte & Touche Service Development Board. Mr. Fancher has 20 years of experience assisting clients and leading practices in forensic and dispute consulting, in a variety of geographic and practice area leadership roles. Based in Atlanta, Mr. Fancher brings a strong combination of practice management and client service experience to Navigant Consulting.
In their new positions, Ms. Siegel Voelzke and Mr. Fancher will have overall management responsibilities for the Company's two primary business units, including managing strategic planning and market positioning strategies; identifying and leveraging emerging market opportunities; optimizing the distinctive capabilities of individuals and teams within the operating segment; and supporting the overall growth and development of our practices.
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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