NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- K2 Intelligence, an industry-leading investigative, compliance and cyber defense services firm, announced the appointment of Lisa Silverman as managing director. Formerly a managing director with Kroll Inc., Ms. Silverman has conducted high-stakes multi-national corporate and government investigations for more than 20 years.
Ms. Silverman's investigative work spans a wide array of challenges including a range of frauds; shareholder activism and corporate contests; competitive intelligence; the theft of trade secrets; and due diligence. In recent years she co-led international investigations for four state governments in connection with the hiring of private lottery managers. She oversaw the investigations and was charged with project oversight and compliance.
"Lisa is a highly-skilled and seasoned investigator with an impressive track record helping clients resolve a wide-range of challenging issues," said Richard Plansky, K2 Intelligence Executive Managing Director and Regional Head of the Americas. "The core of our business is providing clients with comprehensive solutions to complex problems, and Lisa has both deep and broad expertise across a wide array of industries and disciplines and a long track-record of assisting clients resolve complicated issues. She will be a tremendous addition to an already terrific team."
"In a short span of time, K2 Intelligence has built a strong reputation and become the go-to firm in the corporate investigations industry. I am excited to be joining this extraordinary team – with its best-in-class practitioners and cutting edge technology – and to raise the level of client service even higher," said Ms. Silverman.
Ms. Silverman received a B.A. from Haverford College and an M.A. from Columbia University. She also received an MBA in finance and international business from the New York University Stern School of Business. Prior to beginning her career in investigations, Ms. Silverman worked in education.
About K2 Intelligence
K2 Intelligence is an industry-leading investigative, compliance and cyber defense services firm founded in 2009 by Jeremy M. Kroll and Jules B. Kroll, the originator of the modern corporate investigations industry. Over the last 40 years, Jules, Jeremy, and their teams have built a reputation not only for investigative, analytic and advisory excellence but for the independence and insight they bring to investigations. With offices in New York, London, Madrid, Tel Aviv and Geneva, K2 Intelligence advises governments, companies, boards and individuals in business areas including: Complex Investigations & Disputes; Anti Money Laundering and Regulatory Compliance; Integrity Monitoring & Compliance; Data Analytics & Visualization; Board Advisory; and Cybersecurity Investigations & Defense.
In April of 2015, American International Group, Inc. (AIG), a leading international insurance organization and the market leader in the underwriting of cyber insurance, endorsed the work of K2 Intelligence by acquiring a minority stake in the firm.
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SOURCE K2 Intelligence