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FTI Consulting Strengthens its TMT Practice with the Appointment of Sohail Qadri as Senior Advisor in EMEA

LONDON, March 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) today announced the appointment of Sohail Qadri as a Senior Advisor in the firm’s Telecommunications, Media & Technology (“TMT”) industry practice. He will be based in London.

Mr. Qadri will work with FTI Consulting’s TMT experts in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”), helping clients execute transactions by providing diligence, carve-out and integration support services, and navigate key risks and disruptive trends in the industry.

Mr. Qadri has a wealth of experience in creating customer-oriented organisations and brands and leading companies through major strategic change. He has extensive experience in mobile and fixed communications, data centre and cloud services. He has held a number of senior roles in major telecommunications companies across the world, and has served on company boards in Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East. He is currently an advisor in TMT to a range of technology and VC/PE firms.

Until December 2015, Mr. Qadri was an Executive Vice President and Executive Committee member at Colt Technology Services. He also has served in senior roles at Ooredoo (Qtel Group), wi-Tribe Holding, Telefonica Group, O2 and BT.

Kevin Hewitt, Chairman of FTI Consulting’s EMEA region, said, “We are delighted that Sohail will be joining us. His appointment will significantly strengthen our TMT sector expertise and enhance our advisory capabilities.”

Michael Knott, a Senior Managing Director and Leader of FTI Consulting’s TMT practice in EMEA, added, “I am really looking forward to working with Sohail, whose unparalleled knowledge, insight and experience will enable us to drive value for the clients in our industry.”

About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,700 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 $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2016. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

FTI Consulting, Inc. 200 Aldersgate Aldersgate Street London EC1A 4HD Investor Contact: Mollie Hawkes +1.617.747.1791 mollie.hawkes@fticonsulting.com Media Contact: Michael Rosen +44.20.3727.1751 michael.rosen@fticonsulting.com

Source:FTI Consulting, Inc.