Navigant Consulting, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Thomas A. Nardi as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2008--Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI), a global consulting firm providing dispute, investigative, operational, risk management and financial advisory solutions, announced today that Thomas A. Nardi will join the Company on November 10, 2008 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Nardi brings to Navigant more than 30 years of seasoned accounting, operating and financial management expertise including serving for six years as Executive Vice President and CFO of Peoples Energy, the $1.5 billion publicly traded energy and utility business. Prior to joining Peoples, Mr. Nardi spent 19 years at NICOR, one of the nation's largest gas distribution utilities, where he held a variety of financial and strategic management roles including Corporate Controller and Treasurer. For the past 18 months, Mr. Nardi has served as President of Integrys Business Services (IBS), a wholly owned unit of Integrys Energy Group (NYSE: TEG). This shared services organization was formed to integrate the back office operations of WPS Resources and Peoples Energy following their 2007 merger. Mr. Nardi is a Certified Public Accountant and served in public accounting with Arthur Andersen earlier in his career where he developed technical expertise in regulated industries.
Mr. Nardi graduated from Western Illinois University with a degree in accounting and earned an MBA from the University of Chicago in 1990. He has been active in numerous Chicago community organizations and currently sits on the Board of the Adler Planetarium as well as advisory boards for the City of Naperville and Western Illinois.
"Mr. Nardi's knowledge of financial reporting, capital markets, risk management, mergers & acquisitions, and investor relations is broad and deep and makes him a great addition to our senior leadership team," stated William M. Goodyear, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Navigant Consulting. "Mr. Nardi's experience in both regulated and non-regulated businesses gives him a unique perspective on our business model and the markets we serve. His extensive experience, which also includes strategic planning and enterprise risk management, will be important in supporting our continued growth and business expansion initiatives."
David Wartner, who served as the Company's Interim CFO during the search process, will continue in his role as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.
About Navigant Consulting
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized independent consulting firm providing dispute, investigative, financial, operational and business advisory, risk management and regulatory advisory, and transaction advisory solution 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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