FTI Consulting, Inc.
AMSTERDAM, Sept. 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of Ralf Geertsema as Senior Managing Director and co-leader of the firm’s CFO Solutions (“OCFO) office”) along with Christopher Ruel, Senior Managing Director Europe, Middle East and Africa ( Practice for “EMEA”).
Mr Geertsema’s arrival follows the recent launch of FTI Consulting’s OCFO Solutions practice in EMEA and is the latest in a series of senior appointments the firm has made in the Benelux region, including Jean-Michel Mollo and Jasper Schrijver, business transformation experts based in Brussels. Are included. and Amsterdam, respectively.
Diederik van der Plas, EMEA Head of Corporate Finance, said, “Ralf’s considerable experience advising on complex finance projects and transformation programs as a consultant and a senior in-house executive makes him the perfect candidate to lead our OCFO Solutions practice in EMEA. ” and Restructuring Division at FTI Consulting. “His arrival also reflects our commitment to providing clients in the region with the expertise and strategic support they need to maximize competitive advantage from their high-stakes finance projects.”
Mr. Geertsema, who is based in Amsterdam, joins the firm with more than 25 years of experience as a consultant and senior in-house operational leader on large and complex transformation projects. His notable expertise includes systems transformation projects with a focus on leveraging artificial intelligence within business process, cost reduction, advanced digital products and finance. Prior to FTI Consulting, Mr. Geertsema was a partner and member of the leadership team in the Finance and Shared Services Transformation practice at Tata Consultancy Services. He previously served as digital delivery director at leasing company LeasePlan and executive director at Ernst & Young and held a number of senior finance roles at British Telecom.
In his role at FTI Consulting, Mr. Geertsema will lead colleagues in the practice in EMEA to support clients on finance strategy, finance transformation and transformation programs incorporating the use of finance technology and advanced digital analytics.
“Ralph’s leadership in our growing OCFO team, along with London-based Christopher Ruel in EMEA, will provide greater coverage to our CFO and private equity clients in the region,” said Gina Gutzeit, senior managing director and global leader of OCFO. Solution Practice in FTI Consulting.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Geertsema said, “This is a great opportunity to combine the skills I have gained working in the industry and as a consultant to help CFOs unlock the potential of their teams, processes and projects. Have received to help. With the advent of AI and advanced digital technologies, there are exciting developments ahead and working with my new colleagues, I am committed to helping clients adopt them.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, reduce risk, and resolve financial, legal, operational, political and regulatory, reputational and transactional disputes. With more than 7,800 employees based in 31 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, uncover and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The company generated revenues of $3.03 billion during fiscal year 2022. In some jurisdictions, FTI Consulting’s services are provided through separate legal entities that are separately capitalized and independently managed. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.
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