NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Americas-based leading integrated project and program management consultancy, Faithful+Gould (www.fgould.com), welcomes Jack Kestner as financial director for its Americas region. In this role, Kestner will work closely with the Faithful+Gould finance team, sector leads and operations managers to help administer and manage all financial tasks.
Furthering Company Objectives Through Strategic Decision-Making
This appointment is a key role in the Faithful+Gould senior leadership team, as Kestner will handle strategic decision-making and operations in regard to financial plans and budgets. He will be leading the finance for the Americas region out of the Faithful+Gould Washington, D.C. office.
Faithful+Gould President and Managing Director Reza Amirkhalili said, "I am very excited about Jack joining our team. His skill set and experience directly lend themselves to being instrumental to Faithful+Gould, realizing our financial and business objectives. I'm pleased to welcome him aboard and look forward to working with him as part of our team."
Using Eastern Hemisphere Financial Operation Skills to Manage the Western Hemisphere
Kestner's extensive experience includes work in financial analysis and reporting, as well as in program and project management specifically, making him an ideal candidate for this role. Throughout his career Kestner has cultivated a unique skill set as a dynamic and innovative financial professional.
Kestner previously worked at Accenture Federal Services (AFS) as a manager of the CFO's Strategic Growth Projects team. There, he led various initiatives that focused on internal improvements and inorganic growth. Before AFS, he worked for PAE Government Services and Lockheed Martin, managing the financial operations of government contracts in various countries throughout East Africa and the Middle East. He was recognized with the PAE Spot Award for 'Outstanding Performance' from 2009-2013.
Faithful+Gould (www.fgould.com) is a world-leading integrated project and program management consultancy. Operating at the forefront of the industry for more than 65 years, Faithful+Gould has approximately 600 employees delivering project and program management consultancy worldwide. With its headquarters located in New York, New York, Faithful+Gould has 60 offices worldwide. Faithful+Gould is a part of Atkins (www.atkinsglobal.com), one of the world's leading design, engineering and project management consultancies.