Global business advisory firm FTI Consulting, IncFCN recently announced the appointment of Laureen E. Seeger as a new independent director of the Company. The election of Ms.Seeger is the result of an action of the board of directors to increase its overall size of directors from eight to nine.
Commencing her responsibilities as a director from Mar 7, 2016, she has been further given responsibilities as a member of the board's Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Ms Seeger is expected to bring transformations to FTI Consulting. She will provide valuable insight, guidance and provide support to the company in its operational and financial objectives. Top-line weakness in Forensic and Litigation and Technology segments, along with a strong dollar impacted earnings in the last quarter. With her extensive legal expertise and experience, the new director is expected to boost the company's growth by unlocking value for the company and augmenting its revenues going forward.
Even in this competitive recruiting environment, FTI Consulting continues to attract outstanding talent at all levels of its organization. The company is optimistic that the new appointment will aid in maintaining FTI Consulting's growth trajectory going forward.
Based in Baltimore, MD, and founded in 1982, FTI Consulting provides specialized consulting services across varied foreign countries. The company has a team of highly qualified professionals, who provide problem-solving and technology services primarily to major corporations, financial institutions and law firms. The company aims to have a presence in major markets with rapidly expanding economies with ample scope for increased investments.
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