Senior Congressional Communications Director Frederick Hill Joins FTI Consulting
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 14, 2019 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of Frederick Hill as a Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment. He will be based in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Hill will lead the Telecom, Media, & Technology (“TMT”) sector in FTI Consulting’s Public Affairs practice, and will report to Jackson Dunn, who leads the Public Affairs & Government Relations practice in the Americas. Mr. Hill will work closely with Charles Palmer, Global Head of TMT in Strategic Communications.
Mr. Hill joins FTI Consulting following 17 years of service on Capitol Hill, most recently as the Communications Director for the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, where he was the leader of Chairman John Thune’s communications and media outreach team. In this role, he managed communications strategy surrounding the Committee’s priority issues, including efforts to update internet and electronic communications laws, consumer safety, reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration, and federal space and science programs. Previously, Mr. Hill led communications for the House of Representatives’ Oversight and Reform Committee led by Chairman Darrell Issa, where he served as an on-the-record spokesman and strategist for high-profile investigations of waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement.
“Frederick’s extensive experience as a leading congressional communicator will be a tremendous asset for our firm and our clients,” said Mr. Dunn. “The Telecom, Media, and Technology sector is in a constant state of evolution, with exciting advancements tempered by challenges and scrutiny. This complex intersection of opportunity and challenge, policy and markets, change and risk is exactly where FTI Consulting excels. Frederick will work closely with TMT experts throughout FTI Consulting’s broad, international network to ensure the best possible outcomes for our clients.”
Commenting on his appointment to the firm, Mr. Hill said, “I’m thrilled to join FTI Consulting’s talented Public Affairs team and help grow its Telecom, Media, and Technology business. TMT companies are facing an increasingly difficult regulatory environment, and I believe we will have an important role to play in helping our clients protect and enhance enterprise value.”
The Public Affairs & Government Relations practice at FTI Consulting offers clients in-depth counsel, communications strategies and direct advocacy support to navigate ever-increasing legislative and regulatory pressure around the globe. The multidisciplinary team combines public policy, capital markets and sector-specific expertise to offer a unique capability for clients operating at the critical intersection between business and government.
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