Daily News: October 8, 2013

FTI Consulting Appoints Dr. Christian Axmann and Andreas Rapp

FTI Consulting announced the appointments of Dr. Christian Axmann and Andreas Rapp as Managing Directors in its Operational Transformation practice within the company’s Corporate Finance/Restructuring segment. Axmann and Rapp will be based in Germany.

Axmann and Rapp are both senior experts in the areas of operations, manufacturing, planning and supply chain management. They bring industry expertise in industrial goods, automotive, manufacturing, renewables and technology and have led several successful turnaround and efficiency improvement projects as consultants, line managers and interim managers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Axmann and Rapp join FTI Consulting from AlixPartners where they were previously senior directors and members of the German management team. Prior to AlixPartners, Axmann held leadership positions at Durst Phototechnik AG and the Boston Consulting Group, Rapp at BMW Group and Capgemini Consulting.

FTI Consulting’s Operational Transformation practice in EMEA is led by Dr. Andreas von Keitz. The team identifies robust and reliable operational upsides in manufacturing, supply chain and working capital management and accelerates the delivery of performance improvement targets. In their new roles at FTI Consulting, Axmann and Rapp will focus on meeting the rising demand from clients to promote value creation through identifying performance improvement opportunities to enhance profitability during implementation.

Andreas von Keitz, senior managing director in FTI Consulting’s Operational Transformation practice, said, “Christian and Andreas bring the ideal combination of functional knowledge, leadership, and deep industry expertise to our team. Their industry expertise in industrial goods, automotive, manufacturing, renewables and technology mirrors the industrial background of leading countries in the EMEA region. Their contributions will enhance our client offering in Germany and across EMEA as our clients are increasingly focused on achieving superior operational performance.”