FTI Consulting Bolsters U.S. Restructuring Communications Team with Addition of Industry Veteran Jennifer E. Mercer
Washington, D.C., Jan. 23, 2023 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced that Jennifer E. Mercer will join the firm’s Restructuring Communications team as a Managing Director within the Strategic Communications segment.
Ms. Mercer, who is based in Los Angeles, brings to FTI Consulting more than 20 years of experience in restructuring communications, having held senior leadership positions at various professional consulting firms. She specializes in bankruptcy, transaction and litigation communications, with a focus on employee communications, executive positioning, investor relations, and longer-term reputation management. In joining FTI Consulting, she extends the team’s geographic presence to the West Coast and further expands the expertise the firm brings to clients facing liquidity challenges, bankruptcy and other forms of financial distress.
“Jennifer distinguished herself long ago as one of the foremost advisors in restructuring communications, earning the respect of countless clients and advisors as well as our team," said Shannon Stucky Pritchett, Global Co-Head of the People & Transformation practice within the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting. “The fact that she has chosen to join FTI Consulting – and the industry-leading team that already includes Senior Managing Director Rachel Chesley and Managing Director Angelo Thalassinos – validates the strength of our platform and how our firm’s unique combination of financial and multidisciplinary communications expertise allows us to deliver for our clients.”
Commenting on her appointment, Ms. Mercer said, “It is an honor to be joining such a prestigious and highly respected, global advisory firm. FTI Consulting’s Strategic Communications segment is unparalleled, and I look forward to collaborating with an exceptional team as we continue to expand the restructuring communications programs and solutions our clients rely on, and for which the firm is known.”
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