FTI Consulting Promotes 18 Professionals to Senior Managing Director in the Corporate Finance & Restructuring Segment
Washington, D.C., Jan. 4, 2021 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the promotion of 18 professionals within the firm’s Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment to Senior Managing Director, effective Jan. 1, 2021.
The promotions include Alexis Anaman, Jamie Belcher, Michael Bui, Jose Cepeda, Francesco Di Ianni, Ian Duncan, Andy Hall, Peter Heinz, Darin Miller, Riccardo Pacelli, Liz Park, Daniele Pe, Dave Phillips, Kevin Rea, Lisa Rickelton, Mukesh Shah, Vincent Stevens and Daniel Woodhouse.
“Our diversified platform of business transformation, transactions and restructuring services combined with our deep industry expertise allows us to partner and provide a distinct advantage to our clients,” said Carlyn Taylor, Global Co-Leader of the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment and the firm’s Business Transformation Leader. “We are proud of each of our 18 new Senior Managing Directors, and we know they will uphold our commitment of helping our clients meet and anticipate challenges and opportunities and maximize value for the future.”
Michael Eisenband, Global Co-Leader of the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment at FTI Consulting, added, “Our ability to help our clients navigate the most complex, high-profile global restructuring engagements rests on the expertise of our professionals. We are committed to attracting and hiring leading experts and operators, creating opportunity and investing in the future of the firm. I congratulate our new Senior Managing Directors, who are among a group of leaders who will help us further enhance our capabilities and advance our industry-leading market position.”
Alexis Anaman, who is based in London, specializes in advising companies, creditors and equity owners on valuation and M&A matters. Mr. Anaman has worked on over 100 valuation assignments, primarily valuation opinions in restructuring and transaction situations. He has also advised on over 20 completed M&A, ECM and debt restructuring transactions.
Jamie Belcher, who is based in Toronto, is a member of FTI Capital Advisors in Canada, FTI Consulting’s investment banking subsidiary. Mr. Belcher has over 15 years of experience and has been involved in a wide range of corporate finance and restructuring mandates and special situations transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, financings and refinancings.
Michael Bui, who is based in Houston, specializes in liquidity forecast development, business plan development and analyses, collateral evaluations and recovery assessment and contingency planning. He has close to 15 years of experience advising clients in engineering and construction, oilfield services, exploration and production, power and other industrial sectors.
Jose Cepeda, who is based in New York, specializes in restructuring, business turnaround, M&A and transaction services. Mr. Cepeda has over 25 years in corporate finance and investment banking experience and extensive global expertise in helping companies right-sizing operations, deploying revenue growth strategies and redesigning processes in the TV broadcast, radio and publishing sectors.
Francesco Di Ianni, who is based in Los Angeles, specializes in growth strategy, commercial due diligence, M&A and transformation, advising corporate clients, private equity institutions and lenders. He has over 15 years of experience in consulting and media and entertainment, including OTT, TV, film, interactive and sports.
Ian Duncan, who is based in Dublin, is a member of the Digital Science team with over 25 years industry and consulting experience in the financial services, construction and energy industries, among others. Mr. Duncan specializes in digital and operational transformations and brings hands-on leadership, high energy and insights to design digital strategy and lead transformations.
Andy Hall, who is based in London, specializes in advising creditors, investors and boards. Mr. Hall has 20 years of restructuring experience, advising clients in oil and gas, travel, retail, construction, support services, healthcare, and financial services. His expertise includes crisis management, financial restructuring and operational improvement.
Peter Heinz, who is based in Dallas, specializes in restructuring and has more than 15 years of professional experience, including over 10 years in restructuring. Mr. Heinz’s expertise includes advising on both creditor and company-side engagements across a variety of industries, with significant focus in the oil and gas sector.
Darin Miller, who is based in Denver, is a business transformation and transactions specialist. Mr. Miller leads engagements in media, publishing, event production, telecom and technology. He is particularly experienced in helping clients to define new business models, transform legacy operations and build their organizations for revenue growth.
Riccardo Pacelli, who is based in Madrid, specializes in interim management (CRO/CFO) and finance transformation, with 15 years of general management, performance improvement and financial restructuring experience. Mr. Pacelli provides finance function support to implement turnarounds, cost reduction and cash generation measures, and improve accounting and reporting procedures.
Liz Park, who is based in New York, specializes in providing financial advisory services to distressed companies and creditors both in- and out-of-court. Ms. Park is a member of the Creditor Rights team and has experience in a variety of industries, including retail, oil and gas, banking and financial services, automotive, manufacturing, airline and chemicals.
Daniele Pe, who is based in Dubai, specializes in customer experience, supporting clients in telecom, media and technology globally. Mr. Pe has 15 years of strategy consulting experience, helping clients drive value through critical transformational activities and evolve business and operating models to adjust to new competitive environments and diversify revenue streams.
Dave Phillips, who is based in London, specializes in performance improvement, operations strategy, business strategy and transactions. Mr. Phillips has over 15 years of consulting experience, and over 12 years in operations, strategy, sales and marketing roles. He focuses on the consumer goods and logistics sectors, with expertise in retail, chemicals and industrial products.
Kevin Rea, who is based in Los Angeles, specializes in business and intangible asset valuations. Mr. Rea has extensive experience in transaction and financial advisory roles, including fairness and solvency opinions, tangible/intangible asset valuations, litigation support, restructuring support, business plan development and strategic planning, with industry expertise in media and entertainment.
Lisa Rickelton, who is based in London, specializes in contingency planning, insolvency solutions and insolvency outcome analysis/entity priority models. Ms. Rickelton has over 20 years of insolvency and restructuring experience, including cross-border situations such as COMI shift administrations and insolvency appointments over UK holding companies of international groups.
Mukesh Shah, who is based in New York, leads financial technology efforts, specializing in digitizing business processes and leveraging data analytics to derive business insights. A trusted technology advisor to chief financial officers, Mr. Shah collaborates with chief information officers to maximize value from IT investments and align strategic and operational objectives of both stakeholders.
Vincent Stevens, who is based in Singapore, specializes in corporate strategy, commercial and digital strategy, customer value management and business transformation. Mr. Stevens has close to 15 years of advisory experience, across multiple regions and markets including Asia Pacific, the Middle East and South Africa, mainly serving clients in the telecom, media and technology industry.
Daniel Woodhouse, who is based in Perth, specializes in restructuring and turnaround, with close to 20 years of experience. Mr. Woodhouse focuses on trading, selling and recapitalizing distressed businesses, financial investigations and working to improve company performance and overall viability. He brings industry expertise in retail and consumer products and hospitality, among others.
Source: FTI Consulting, Inc.
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