Paul Downie Rejoins FTI Consulting as Senior Managing Director of the Strategic Communications Practice in Australia

    Paul Downie Rejoins FTI Consulting as Senior Managing Director of the
                Strategic Communications Practice in Australia

Downie will be Responsible for Driving Growth in Australia and the Asia
Pacific Region

PR Newswire

PERTH, Australia, June 3, 2013

PERTH, Australia, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:
FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations
protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that Paul Downie,
co-founder of the Strategic Communications practice in Perth, will rejoin the
firm after taking a hiatus to pursue personal interests. Downie will serve as
Senior Managing Director and will be based in the firm's Perth office, though
he will be responsible for helping to grow the business and serve clients
throughout Australia and the Asia Pacific region.

During his three-year tenure with FTI Consulting, Downie played a pivotal role
in building the firm to be the leading communications consultancy in
Australia, consistently leading the M&A and equity capital markets transaction
rankings. Downie specializes in the financial institutions and mining sectors,
particularly in regards to corporate transactions, but is equally known for
successfully managing sensitive issue-based campaigns.

"We are tremendously excited to have Paul back on our team – he is one of the
preeminent communications counselors in the market, bringing our client base a
wealth of expertise and experience," said Edward J. Reilly, Global Chief
Executive Officer of the Strategic Communications practice at FTI Consulting.
"FTI Consulting is dedicated to continue strengthening our offering in
Australia, evidenced by our recent acquisitions of Kordamentha and Taylor
Woodings, national specialist corporate advisory firms, and now the addition
of Paul."

Downie commenced his consulting career in 1992 to offer specialized finance
and investor relations communications programs in Western Australia. After
amassing a strong client following, Downie co-founded an independent
consultancy in 2002, which was acquired in 2008 by FTI Consulting. Previously,
Downie was a journalist, having begun his career with The West Australian
newspaper in Perth and then serving as a senior Federal Parliamentary press
gallery reporter with The Australian newspaper in Canberra.

About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping
organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex
legal, regulatory and economic environment. With over 3,900 employees located
in 24 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to
anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such
as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues,
reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The Company
generated $1.58 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2012. More information
can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.

Media Contact:
Shaun Duffy
+61 8 9485 8888
shaun.duffy@fticonsulting.com

SOURCE FTI Consulting, Inc.

Website: http://www.fticonsulting.com
 
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