LONDON, Nov. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) today announced the continued expansion of its Employee Engagement & Change Communications practice within its Strategic Communications segment with the addition of 15 professionals in London, including one senior managing director and two managing directors, from JSB, a leading learning, development and organisational consulting firm.
The addition of these professionals will extend FTI Consulting’s growing employee engagement and change communications offerings to the human capital sector and further differentiate its multi-stakeholder approach to communications. These professionals are recognised leaders in the field of human resources, people development and organisational consulting, and have been engaged by leading multinational companies across a variety of industries.
“Whether in the course of normal business operations or during moments of change, challenge or opportunity, such as mergers, corporate restructurings or crises, senior corporate leaders are increasingly focused on ensuring their employees’ actions are aligned with their business objectives,” said Edward Reilly, Global Chief Executive Officer of the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting. “The addition of this team means we can offer our clients a comprehensive range of employee engagement and change communications services delivered seamlessly across the globe.”
The team is led by Leslie Benson, who joins FTI Consulting as Global Leader and a Senior Managing Director of Strategic Communications’ Employee Engagement & Change Communications practice. For more than 20 years, Mr. Benson has contributed value to corporate entities around the globe as a consultant, trainer and coach. He works with clients in all aspects of strategy, organisational consulting, management and leadership development, helping companies optimise business and people performance, engagement and sustainability.
“Our team has worked with FTI Consulting for 10 years, and we share an understanding of the important role that people and organisational development plays in the successful execution of business strategy,” said Mr. Benson. “Our expanded practice will partner with heads of communications, human resources and the C-suite to drive business results by enabling people to perform to their full potential at work.”
The Strategic Communications segment’s Employee Engagement & Change Communications practice complements the senior advisory services offered across the FTI Consulting platform related to transformation, including M&A transactions, post-merger integration, crisis and issues management, corporate restructurings, performance improvement, executive transitions and strategy development.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 employees located in 29 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.78 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2015. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.
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