FTI Consulting Strengthens Presence in Mexico by Adding Jorge Padilla to Strategic Communications Segment
MEXICO CITY, Nov. 19, 2018 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of Jorge A. Padilla, former Deputy Editor-in-Chief and Business Editor of Reforma, as a Senior Director in the firm’s Strategic Communications segment. He will be based in Mexico City.
Mr. Padilla brings 20 years of experience as a senior journalist and editor. He joins Pablo Zárate and a growing Strategic Communications team in Mexico City that is focused on dealing with some of country’s most intricate policy, regulatory and reputational challenges in the energy sector and other burgeoning industries.
“We are excited to welcome Jorge to our impressive team in Mexico. As our clients face new local and cross-border challenges amid an evolving regulatory landscape, executing coordinated and integrated public affairs and reputation management projects has become more important than ever,” said Brian Kennedy, Head of the Americas for FTI Consulting’s Strategic Communications segment. “Jorge’s years of experience working at the heart of the most important debates that affect businesses in Mexico and throughout Latin America is a great fit for our firm and will make him a valuable asset to our clients.”
Mr. Padilla joins from Grupo Reforma, where he was Deputy Editor-in-Chief for Reforma, one of the most influential newspapers in Mexico. Previously, Mr. Padilla served as joint Editor-in-Chief of Mural, Grupo Reforma’s newspaper in the western region of the country.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Padilla said, “I am thrilled to join FTI Consulting’s talented team of communications professionals who have done a fantastic job helping companies throughout Mexico and the broader region advance their agendas in a strategic and sustainable way.”
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