Navigant Consulting Announces Search for New Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer Scott Krenz Resigns, David Wartner Appointed Interim CFO
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 9, 2008--Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI), a global consulting firm providing dispute, investigative, operational, risk management and financial advisory solutions, today announced that Scott Krenz, its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has submitted his resignation to be effective August 1, 2008. Mr. Krenz has accepted the CFO position at another firm. The Company has initiated a search for a permanent replacement.
"I have enjoyed my time at Navigant," said Scott Krenz. "I feel good about the contributions I was able to make to the financial team and key internal business initiatives during my tenure. Navigant is well-positioned for future success."
"We appreciate Scott's efforts to advance our financial organization and initiate several new programs that have positively impacted our internal infrastructure and support systems," said Julie M. Howard, President and Chief Operating Officer. "We wish him well in his future endeavors."
The Board of Directors has appointed David Wartner as its Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective upon Mr. Krenz's departure. Mr. Wartner currently serves as the Vice President, Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of Navigant, where he is responsible for leading and directing the corporate accounting and financial reporting functions.
Mr. Wartner joined Navigant in May 2006, prior to which he served as Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller at Packaging Dynamics Corporation. Mr. Wartner has held several other senior financial roles, including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at SEI Information Technology and with Pricewaterhouse Coopers in audit and financial consulting.
"Since joining Navigant, Dave has been an integral part of our management team and instrumental in driving many ongoing enhancements to our financial operations and internal controls," stated Ms. Howard. "We are confident he will provide strong leadership during this transition period to continue advancing these and other key financial initiatives."
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 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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