WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ankura Consulting Group (Ankura), a business advisory and expert services firm, announced today the appointment of Elaine Lehnert as Managing Director. Based in the firm's New Jersey office, Ms. Lehnert will work within Ankura's Investigations & Accounting Advisory group.
Ms. Elaine Lehnert joins Ankura as Managing Director with more than 20 years of experience including financial statement audit, internal controls, financial reporting, forensic accounting, fraud investigation and litigation/arbitration. Ms. Lehnert's experience spans Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) financial reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) internal controls development and assessment and the development of technical accounting guidance. She has led teams conducting: internal audits for publicly-traded international property and casualty insurance companies; performing independent fiduciary review of pension fund's assets, liabilities, and internal control systems in response to a whistleblower actions; and provided SOX assistance to publicly-traded consumer and financial services companies. Ms. Lehnert was most recently with FTI Consulting.
"As Ankura continues its growth, we are adding experienced, knowledgeable professionals that can help solve the uncertainty our clients face in increasingly complex situations," said Roger Carlile, Chief Executive Officer of Ankura. "Elaine's broad knowledge and experience in financial accounting and reporting matters as well as internal controls further enables our capabilities in these areas."
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.
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