Daily News: January 4, 2018

FTI Consulting Promotes Eight Restructuring Pros


FTI Consulting promoted eight professionals in the firm’s Corporate Finance and Restructuring segment. Joseph Concannon, Charles Goad, Joseph Hansell, Bradley Henn, Daniel Hugo, Shawn O’Donnell, Blanca Perea and Richard Turner were promoted to senior management director.

“Our experts and teams are an integral component to our longevity as a world-class restructuring and turnaround services advisor, and this new group of leaders will further enhance our capabilities and leading market position,” said Michael Eisenband, global co-leader of the Corporate Finance and Restructuring segment at FTI Consulting. “I look forward to working with our new senior managing directors as we partner with our clients and help them navigate the most complex, high-profile restructuring engagements around the globe.”

Concannon, based in Pittsburgh, has more than 13 years of experience in restructuring, bankruptcy proceedings, troubled company consulting, financial analyses and due diligence. He is an interim management executive and assists senior management, secured and unsecured lenders and other constituents on a variety of matters, primarily focusing on the mining, healthcare, real estate, hospitality, manufacturing and automotive industries. His expertise includes assisting companies with addressing liquidity issues and developing appropriate cash forecasting tools and cash management practices.

Goad, based in Charlotte, NC, has more than 20 years of financial and accounting experience. His expertise includes financial accounting, business/asset-sale advisory services, financial and operational assessment, project management, performance improvement, financial modeling, negotiations, business valuation, vendor relations and bankruptcy management.

Hansell, based in Sydney, Australia, has more than 17 years of experience in corporate recovery, restructuring and turnaround management. With extensive experience in corporate advisory and recovery matters, he provides strategic advice, assists in negotiations and develops solutions with respect to a range of reconstruction and turnaround proposals and recovery matters, such as receiverships, voluntary administrations and liquidations, which have involved the trade and sale of distressed businesses.

Henn, based in New York, has specialized in business valuation and delivered financial advice across a range of asset classes and topics, including enterprise, equity, fixed income and intangible asset valuations, fairness opinions, and solvency opinions for more than 10 years. Among his extensive engagement experience, Henn prepares valuations for transaction support, accounting, tax compliance, restructuring and litigation support purposes for both domestic and international entities.

Hugo, based in Chicago, has more than 15 years of experience leading projects in the distribution, construction, aggregates and transportation industries. In addition to developing financial models and analyses and leading day-to-day cash management, he has served in numerous interim management roles. As a former business owner, Hugo brings a unique perspective and first-hand experience with financial and operational management to his client engagements.

O’Donnell, based in Dallas, provides turnaround, management and corporate performance improvement services to technology, media and telecommunications companies. With more than 25 years of experience in operating, restructuring and investing in telecommunications, cable and technology businesses, O’Donnell serves as a chief executive officer, chief operating officer and principal on-site operating executive on restructuring engagements in the telecommunications, cable and call-center sectors.

Perea, based in Madrid, is a leader in the energy industry and leads FTI Consulting’s Energy practice in Spain. She has more than 18 years of experience in energy, with deep expertise in electricity and gas, specializing in regulation, economic analysis and energy efficiency. Perea advises on economic and financial analysis, corporate strategy formulation, business model transformation, strategic market entry and exit, restructuring, due diligence, and energy policy and regulation.

Turner, based in London, has more than 20 years of experience and leadership role at FTI Consulting. In this capacity, Turner leads the firm’s tax and innovation services, encompassing intellectual property planning, research and development incentives and the UK Patent Box. Turner is one of the foremost UK tax specialists in life sciences and is regularly consulted and asked to contribute to fiscal policy for the sector.

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political and regulatory, reputational and transactional.