FTI Consulting Announces Departure of David Johnson

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, David M. Johnson will leave the Company on February 29, 2016, to accept a position as Chief Financial Officer of the International Rescue Committee, a non-governmental organization (“NGO”) that responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Mr. Johnson will continue as the Chief Financial Officer of FTI Consulting until his departure date and will complete the preparation and filing of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K. The Company has initiated a search for a permanent successor.

Commenting on the announcement, Steven H. Gunby, President and Chief Executive Officer of FTI Consulting, said, “Though we do not like to see David leave, we respect his choice to join an organization that is dealing with some of the world’s most difficult problems. David is a tremendous individual and we wish David and the International Rescue Committee the best in grappling with these incredibly important issues.”

Mr. Johnson added, “The strength of FTI Consulting is its people and it’s been an honor and privilege to work with so many outstanding professionals during my time with the firm. I am truly proud of the progress we have made and believe completely in the strategy and direction of FTI Consulting and its leadership team. Nonetheless, I have always felt a responsibility to contribute and serve in a broader context and this is a unique opportunity to be part of an organization with a vital mission at a truly critical time. I look forward to the challenges of the next chapter in my career.”

About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,400 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The Company generated $1.76 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2014. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com.

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