WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ankura Consulting Group (Ankura), a business advisory and expert services firm, announced today the appointments of Scott Corzine and Duane Lohn as Senior Managing Directors and Gary Bahadur as Managing Director. Messrs. Corzine, Lohn and Bahadur, who are also joined by Directors Aron Baigelman and Christina Bredhold, will practice within Ankura's Risk, Resilience & Geopolitical group and focus their practice on business continuity, cybersecurity and crisis management. They are all based in the firm's New York office, with Mr. Lohn splitting his time between New York and Arizona.
Mr. Scott Corzinejoins Ankura as Senior Managing Director with decades of experience in providing operational risk and resilience services. He has advised a broad portfolio of private, public, and education sector clients across the U.S. and internationally on their governance, risk and compliance initiatives, and their response to disruptions and crises. Mr. Corzine was principal investigator on two research teams engaged by a unit of The National Academy of Sciences to study resilience issues in the U.S. airport sector. He has also developed training curricula and led business recovery workshops for New York City and FEMA, performed a detailed information security assessment for an Asian telecommunications operator, and developed business continuity and IT disaster recovery plans for a multinational insurance underwriter. Mr. Corzine was most recently with FTI Consulting.
Mr. Duane Lohn joins Ankura as Senior Managing Director with extensive experience in business continuity planning (BCP), continuity of operations, information technology/disaster recovery, emergency and crisis management, and cyber and information security. He has led large global engagements for multinational organizations and companies across numerous industry sectors, including government, higher education, oil and gas, healthcare, retail, and manufacturing. Mr. Lohn has led teams implementing BCP and crisis management tools for a $9 billion global retailer, the state of Nevada, and a global hospitality company with 4,700 locations in 101 countries. Mr. Lohn was most recently with FTI Consulting.
Mr. Gary Bahadur joins Ankura as Managing Director with more than 20 years of experience in the information security and technology industry. Mr. Bahadur has managed security audits throughout the financial services, manufacturing, retail, and pharmaceuticals industries. In his prior role as a Senior Vice President at Bank of America, Mr. Bahadur redesigned the Global Threat Management Lifecycle Strategy and the Risk Forecasting Strategy to reduce overall information security (InfoSec) risk. As the cofounder and CIO of a $20 million security vulnerability risk management firm, he conducted security consulting engagements for Fortune 100 companies against NIST, ISO, COBIT, HIPPA, and other standards. Mr. Bahadur was most recently with FTI Consulting.
"As we continue to strengthen our leading team of professionals, Ankura remains committed to helping our clients find opportunity in the most challenging situations," said Marc Ferzan, Ankura Senior Managing Director. "Scott, Duane, and Gary each bring extensive records of delivering success under pressure. Their leadership will help our clients through complex and demanding situations."
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 services offered within its Data Analytics & Technology Services, Investigations & Accounting Advisory, Litigation & Disputes, Regulatory & Contractual Compliance, Risk, Resilience & Geopolitical, Turnaround & Restructuring groups. For more information: ankuraconsulting.com.