Salla Will Also Lead the Capital Markets Communications Offering in EMEA
PARIS, Feb. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Arnaud Salla as a Managing Director and Co-Head of the firm's Strategic Communications segment in Paris. Mr. Salla will also lead the segment's Capital Markets Communications offering in Europe, the Middle East and Africa ("EMEA") within the Financial Communications practice.
Before joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Salla was Partner and Paris Office Head of Makinson Cowell from 2011 to 2013, an equity advisory firm based in London, New York and Paris (acquired in July 2013 by KPMG UK). Prior to joining Makinson Cowell in 2011, Mr. Salla founded and served as Managing Partner at Quadrant Finance, a financial communications and investor relations consultancy firm, and previously as Executive Director of France and Head of Investor Relations at Citigate Dewe Rogerson. Throughout his career, Mr. Salla has worked with numerous high-profile companies, developing in-depth financial communications and investor relations campaigns for clients in key sectors.
"As a proven leader with deep expertise and impressive experience in the industry, Arnaud is a valuable addition to our full-service Paris office and our regional management team. While bringing specialist leadership to our Financial Communications practice in France, Arnaud's relationships and insights will also benefit our established practices in Corporate Communications and Public Affairs," said Edward Reilly, Global Chief Executive Officer of the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting.
As Co-Head of FTI Consulting's Strategic Communications segment in Paris, Mr. Salla will partner with Guillaume Granier, Managing Director, who has served as interim head of the office since August 2014. They will share responsibilities for managing the Strategic Communications Paris team, implementing the firm's strategy and operational goals in Paris.
As Head of FTI Consulting's Capital Markets Communications offering in EMEA, Mr. Salla will work with other leaders in the region to develop and expand the firm's services that help clients navigate moments of transition, deliver a consistent and credible narrative to the market and cultivate a growing shareholder base.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Salla said, "I look forward to continuing to build upon FTI Consulting's tradition of communications consulting excellence in France and expanding the financial communications services provided to clients throughout our global network."
Mr. Salla holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Finance from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques d'Aix-en-Provence, and a master's degree in Management and Finance from ESCP Europe.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,200 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 $1.65 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2013. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.