Daily News: May 5, 2014

FTI Names New Senior Managing Director

FTI Consulting announced the appointment of Christa Hart as senior managing director in the firm’s Retail & Consumer Products practice. She will be based in New York City.

In her new role at FTI Consulting, Hart will focus on providing strategy, business development, integration, financial and operational services to the firm’s retail and consumer product clients.

Hart has more than 15 years of deep industry expertise in a wide range of retail and consumer companies as both a strategy executive and as a consultant and strategic advisor. Hart’s broad-based experience includes defining and implementing global sales strategies, exploiting new growth opportunities, gaining value from acquisitions, improving business processes and reducing costs.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Hart was the head of Global Sales for Avon Products, where she led, defined and implemented global commercial and sales strategies. Before joining Avon, Hart served in strategy and business development leadership roles at Finish Line and Tupperware Brands, where she managed financial and implementation planning for both geographic expansion and new business opportunities, acquired new businesses, and managed the five-year strategic plan.