WASHINGTON, May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ankura Consulting Group (Ankura), a business advisory and expert services firm, announced today the appointments of Kimberli Cornell and Carolyn Hughes as Senior Managing Director. Ms. Cornell and Ms. Hughes each bring years of specialized experience in the consulting industry and will support Ankura's growth initiatives.
Ms. Kimberli Cornell joins Ankura as Senior Managing Director leading Ankura's Client Intake and Conflict Management team. In this critical role, she will work with Ankura's leadership and its clients in the resolution of potential conflicts of interest and other relationship issues to ensure that Ankura's clients can access the full value of the firm's service offerings. Ms. Cornell has more than 20 years of experience dealing with conflict of interest identification issues and resolution policies and processes, including the implementation and monitoring of ethical walls. Ms. Cornell was most recently with FTI Consulting.
Ms. Carolyn Hughes joins Ankura as Senior Managing Director working with the Turnaround & Restructuring practice in a strategic business development and advisory capacity. Ms. Hughes has nearly 25 years of experience in providing research, marketing and knowledge management support in the consulting industry. Ms. Hughes was most recently with FTI Consulting.
"Strong client relationships are imperative in the consulting industry, and sustaining them over the long-term is a key value of Ankura," said Roger Carlile, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ankura. "Adding Kim and Carolyn to the Ankura team ensures that we are able to offer the broadest array of services to our clients, manage our relationships with them in a manner consistent with our core values, and position ourselves to maximize new business opportunities not only during this time of rapid expansion, but also for long-term growth."
About Ankura Consulting Group
Ankura Consulting Group is a business advisory and expert services firm. Its deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges clients face enables its team to provide impactful, senior-level counsel. As an independent firm built on five key principles – Integrity, Quality, Diversity, Collaboration and Longevity – Ankura's relationships extend beyond one engagement or issue. The firm empowers its industry experts to provide a high-touch, unique approach for its clients in critical times. Ankura's offering includes a wide range of compliance, corporate investigation, data analytics, disputes/litigation support, expert witness, economic and financial analysis, forensic accounting, geopolitical advisory, mass dispute resolution, risk advisory and management, transaction advisory, trust services, turnaround and restructuring, valuation, visual communications and business advisory services. For more information: www.ankuraconsultinggroup.com.
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