FTI Consulting Expands Strategic Communications Segment in India
Mumbai, India, 5 March 2020 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the expansion of its Strategic Communications segment in India with the appointment of Pranav Thakkar as a Senior Director, Suprit Chawla as a Director and Pragya Gupta as a Consultant.
Based in Mumbai, Mr. Thakkar brings over 20 years of strategic communications experience from the industrials and financial services sectors. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, he was Head of Communications at Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited.
Based in Mumbai, Ms. Chawla brings over 15 years of strategic and brand communications experience from the industrials and technology sector. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, she led marketing communications at RR Kabel, a TPG Capital investee company in the industrial electricals sector. Prior to that, she led brand and communications for business-to-business technology company Avnet Technology Solutions.
Based in New Delhi, Ms. Gupta brings seven years of experience in public relations, media and communications. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, she was media and communications coordinator with WaterAid India, a global non-governmental organization. Prior to that, she was with the policy and advocacy arm of a global communications firm.
“Pranav, Suprit and Pragya are strong communications professionals from the corporate and client side who strengthen our ability to advise global industrial sector clients on issue-based advocacy, special situations and public policy in India,” said Amrit Singh Deo, a Senior Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting. “Their appointments are a key part of our India growth strategy to strengthen our presence in key markets with senior professionals who advise senior management. We are deepening our local capability to serve global clients who seek counsel on complex issues such as supply chain risks, policy and regulations risks and corporate issues that could impact a global corporation’s license-to-operate in India.”
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Source: FTI Consulting, Inc.