FTI Consulting Appoints Marvin Rust as Head of the European Tax Services Practice
LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Marvin Rust as Senior Managing Director and Head of the European Tax Services practice within the firm's Corporate Finance/Restructuring segment. Mr. Rust will be based in London.
Mr. Rust brings more than 15 years of transactional, refinancing and restructuring experience to the firm and has worked for corporates, private equity and high net worth individuals across a diverse range of industries including hospitality and leisure, telecommunications, pharmaceutical and consumer products. In addition, Mr. Rust has experience in all aspects of transfer pricing, ranging from tax authority audits to comprehensive transfer-pricing studies. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Rust was a Partner at Deloitte where he was the leading Partner for Deloitte's Tax Services to the Travel, Tourism and Leisure Sector across the UK and globally. Previously, he was a member of Deloitte's Global Transfer Pricing Practice, prior to which he jointly led the Andersen UK transfer pricing practice.
"Marvin's reputation and extensive insight into transfer pricing coupled with his corporate international tax skills make him an ideal leader for our growing European Tax Services practice. In addition, his hospitality and leisure expertise positions FTI Consulting to meet market opportunity and client demand as the global leisure sector continues to expand, already employing directly or indirectly one in ten workers around the world," said Kevin Hewitt, Senior Managing Director and Leader of the firm's Corporate Finance/Restructuring segment in the Europe, Middle East and Africa ("EMEA") region.
Mr. Rust added, "I am very pleased to be leading the FTI Consulting European Tax Services practice. The practice is uniquely positioned to provide a broad range of tax services to clients without independence issues as we perform no attestation services. It is a genuinely fresh approach in the market."
In the last decade, Mr. Rust has advised on completed transactions in excess of USD 8 billion and restructurings in excess of USD 6 billion. His significant experience in the transfer pricing market has been recognised by Legal Media Group which led to him being named as one of the world's leading transfer pricing advisers for 10 successive years. This reputation and his extensive insight into transfer pricing coupled with his corporate international tax skills will play a vital contribution to expanding our offering.
Mr. Rust holds a degree in accounting from the University of Hull. Additionally, he is a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Chartered Institute of Taxation.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,100 employees located in 25 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The company generated $1.58 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2012. More information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.
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