WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) today announced that Carlyn Taylor, Global Co-Leader of the Company’s Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment, has been named the 2016 Woman of the Year in Restructuring by the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (“IWIRC”).
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Ms. Taylor, who is also FTI Consulting’s Industry Initiative Leader and Chief Executive Officer of FTI Capital Advisors, has led more than 140 restructuring and bankruptcy engagements advising debtors and creditors over the past 25 years. Her clients include companies in the telecommunications, media and technology (“TMT”) sector, as well as financial institutions and funds.
Ms. Taylor also founded FTI Consulting’s TMT industry practice, which under her leadership grew into a team of more than 120 professionals. During her time as TMT practice leader, Ms. Taylor recruited and mentored to promotion 20 senior managing directors.
“Carlyn is a trailblazer with a superb track record,” said Steven H. Gunby, President and Chief Executive Officer of FTI Consulting. “She is a respected leader who is widely sought out for her expertise by clients across numerous industries. Equally important, Carlyn is passionate about developing the next generation of leaders and has been instrumental in mentoring our younger professionals and championing their long-term success. All of us at FTI Consulting extend our congratulations to Carlyn on this well-deserved honor.”
Ms. Taylor has been instrumental in the creation and global expansion of FTI Consulting’s Women’s Initiative, FTI WIN, which aims to attract, retain, develop and promote the best female talent. She serves as Co-Leader of FTI WIN and is the Executive Sponsor of the Managing Director Transformational Leadership program, which has a mission to promote more women into leadership roles at the Company.
Now in its 10th year, the Woman of the Year in Restructuring award honors women in the restructuring and insolvency industry who have inspired and skillfully led a restructuring team, provided creative solutions and innovative legal applications, showed exceptional leadership and have made extraordinary contributions to the insolvency and restructuring professions.
The 2016 Woman of the Year in Restructuring award will be presented on December 2, 2016 at the 28th Annual American Bankruptcy Institute Winter Leadership Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 employees located in 29 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.78 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2015. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.
About International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
IWIRC is committed to the connection, promotion, and growth of women in insolvency and restructuring professions worldwide. Since 1994, IWIRC has been connecting women worldwide through a global membership of more than 1,400 attorneys, bankers, corporate-turnaround professionals, financial advisors, and other restructuring practitioners. The organization provides its members with relationship-building, educational, career enhancement and promotional opportunities. For more information, visit www.iwirc.com.
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