FTI Consulting Appoints Matthew Blunt as Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition

Human Capital Veteran to Drive Organic Growth Strategy

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Matthew Blunt as Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition. He will be based out of the Company's executive headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Blunt has nearly 20 years of experience in talent acquisition and recruiting. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Blunt held numerous recruiting roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers ("PwC"). Most recently, Mr. Blunt served as the U.S. Recruiting Leader in the Assurance practice of PwC, where he led the domestic and international strategy and execution of the Assurance practice's recruiting function. Prior to this role, Mr. Blunt served as the U.S. Recruiting Leader in the Advisory practice of PwC, where he established the recruiting delivery charter with a top-down focus on customer service and compliance. Previously, Mr. Blunt held several recruiting positions at BearingPoint, Inc. now Deloitte Consulting LLP, Steven Myers & Associates and Allegis Group, Inc., formerly Aerotek.

Commenting on Mr. Blunt's appointment, Holly Paul, Chief Human Resources Officer of FTI Consulting, said, "I am thrilled that Matt is joining FTI Consulting. Matt has strong expertise in talent acquisition strategies and human resources recruiting processes, and is committed to help drive our people strategy forward over the medium- and long-term. I look forward to working with him on our efforts to attract and retain top talent at FTI Consulting."

In his new role, Mr. Blunt will help lead the efforts to attract, engage, retain and develop leading professionals. Mr. Blunt will focus on talent assessment, process optimization and leading the regional and executive recruiting efforts across the firm.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Blunt said, "Talent acquisition is a key function for any organization today and I'm privileged to join a firm with a focus on driving innovation and quality for our clients. I am looking forward to having the opportunity to contribute to enhancing the firm's brand recognition in key global markets where we are looking to attract talented, diverse professionals."

Mr. Blunt holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of Delaware.

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 and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

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