FTI Consulting Appoints Senior Business Transformation Expert, Enhancing Offering in China
4 November 2020 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of Maria Wu as a Managing Director of the Business Transformation practice within the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment in Beijing.
Ms Wu, who brings more than 20 years of experience, will lead the Business Transformation practice in Beijing. Her appointment continues the firm’s investment in transformative services, enhancing its ability to help corporations address the people side of change.
“Today’s business leaders are dealing with massive disruption to their core businesses from emerging technologies, new competitors and evolving business models — regardless of geography, our experts work alongside our clients to help them anticipate and stay ahead of these challenges,” said Bill He, Leader of the Business Transformation practice in Asia at FTI Consulting. “The addition of Maria and the extension of our services in China continue our commitment to bring first-hand industry knowledge and functional expertise to help companies drive value wherever they do business. Maria brings a deep background in improving core processes, adding significant value to our clients.”
Ms Wu has helped clients drive transformational change and has strong expertise in organisation development, post-M&A HR integration, organisation transformation management and HR infrastructure establishment. She has led complex, large-scale change initiatives that include post-deal HR integration and communication strategy, workforce downsizing management and strategic talent development planning.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms Wu served clients as a Partner at EY and was the Consulting Director of People & Change at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She was also the founder of her own consulting firm focusing on large-scale business transformation and organisational effectiveness.
“FTI Consulting’s deep expertise is a key differentiator in the market. I am excited for the opportunity to bring my experience across various functions and industries, driving the innovation needed to enhance their business performance,” Ms Wu said. “The opportunity to join FTI Consulting’s growing team of talented business transformation experts and to help further round out the overall offering is exciting, and I look forward to working with them to help deliver innovative solutions for our clients.”
The Business Transformation practice at FTI Consulting unites more than 600 professionals from across the firm globally. These dedicated experts focus on five major areas of the enterprise — people, revenue growth, operations, transactions and finance — and deliver solutions across the value chain, supporting transactions, driving revenue growth, reducing operating and supply chain costs, optimising people and transforming finance functions and processes.
Source: FTI Consulting, Inc.