FTI Consulting Appoints Dan Hunter as Head of Financial Services for the Americas

WASHINGTON: FTI Consulting has appointed Dan Hunter as Managing Director and Americas Leader of the Financial Services Practice within the company’s Strategic Communications segment.

Hunter will work to grow the strategic communications sector, leading a multidisciplinary team that advises clients on financial regulations and enforcement actions, litigation threats, and economic and competitive challenges, the agency said. agency in a press release.

He plans to use his nearly two decades of experience in the banking and financial services industry to help FTI clients navigate between threats and opportunities at the confluence of geopolitical and national regulatory and policy shifts. , he said in a statement.

Hunter will be based in New York and will report to Brian Kennedy, head of strategic communications for the Americas.

Hunter joined FTI from Deutsche Bank, where he was responsible for corporate communications for the Americas and global investment banking. Hunter was also MD at Prosek Partners in New York, where he managed the crisis and issues management practice and the financial services team. Hunter also spent nearly a decade at Barclays in London, where he led external communications for investment and corporate banking, wealth management and retail banking.

FTI Consulting’s strategic communications unit reported a 15% increase in revenue in the fourth quarter of 2021 to $69.9 million.