Navigant Announces Changes to Board of Directors

  Navigant Announces Changes to Board of Directors

Lloyd Dean Elected as a New Director, Peter Pond to Retire from the Board in
June

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- May 15, 2014

Navigant (NYSE:NCI) announced the election of Lloyd H. Dean to the Board of
Directors and the retirement of Peter B. Pond from the Board, effective June
1, 2014.

“On behalf of the Board, we are pleased to welcome Lloyd and are looking
forward to incorporating his industry and business perspectives, as well as
his strong governance experience, into our plans for enhancing Navigant
shareholder value,” stated Julie Howard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
“His extensive healthcare expertise will be instrumental as we continue to
develop strategies to drive accelerated growth for the Firm from industries
experiencing disruptive change.”

With more than 20 years in healthcare operations and leadership experience,
Dean currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dignity
Health and has led the organization through significant strategic,
operational, and financial transformations to its current status as a leading
health care organization. He brings unique insights on health care reform and
policy issues as an active participant in health care reform discussions with
President Barack Obama and his staff and as an appointed member to The State
Health Care Cost Commission. He is a member of the board of directors of Wells
Fargo & Company, serving as chairman of its human resources committee and a
member of its corporate responsibility committee, its governance and
nominating committee and its risk committee, and is also a member of the
boards of directors of Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. and Premier, Inc. He also
serves as Board Chair for the Committee on JOBS, an organization that brings
employment to the San Francisco Bay area.

Howard continued, “In addition, I would like to thank Peter for his
long-standing service as a valuable member of the Board and his leadership on
several Board committees over the years. Peter helped guide the Firm through
significant organizational change, including strengthening the financial
health and reputation of the organization, growing the Firm both organically
and acquisitively and positioning Navigant to continue delivering shareholder
value. We are grateful for his contributions and wish him well in his future
endeavors."

Pond, founder and General Partner of Alta Equity Partners, a venture capital
firm, previously held the title of Midwest Head of Investment Banking for
Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He is Chairman of the Board at Maximus, Inc. and
also an active member on the boards of several non-profit organizations.

“Serving on Navigant’s board for the last 17 years has been an honor,” said
Pond. “Along with my fellow board members, we helped the Firm navigate through
difficult economic and evolving regulatory environments. I am particularly
proud of how the Firm has deftly managed through significant change during my
tenure and built a strong platform to support future growth.”

About Navigant

Navigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated
to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical
business risks and opportunities. Through senior level engagement with
clients, Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and
Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting, with
business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial
Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most
critical business needs. More information about Navigant can be found at
www.navigant.com.

Statements included in this press release which are not historical in nature
are forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may generally be identified by
words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “intend,” “estimate,” “expect,” “plan,”
“outlook” and similar expressions. These statements are based upon
management’s current expectations and speak only as of the date of this press
release. The Company cautions readers that there may be events in the future
that the Company is not able to accurately predict or control and the
information contained in the forward-looking statements is inherently
uncertain and subject to a number of risks that could cause actual results to
differ materially from those contained in or implied by the forward-looking
statements including, without limitation: the success of the Company’s
organizational changes and margin improvement initiatives; risks inherent in
international operations, including foreign currency fluctuations; ability to
make acquisitions and divestitures; pace, timing and integration of
acquisitions and separation of divestitures; impairment charges; management of
professional staff, including dependence on key personnel, recruiting,
attrition and the ability to successfully integrate new consultants into the
Company’s practices; utilization rates; conflicts of interest; potential loss
of clients or large engagements; clients’ financial condition and their
ability to make payments to the Company; risks inherent with litigation;
higher risk client assignments; professional liability; potential legislative
and regulatory changes; continued access to capital; and market and general
economic conditions. Further information on these and other potential factors
that could affect the Company’s financial results are included under the “Risk
Factors” section and elsewhere in the Company’s filings with the Securities
and Exchange Commission (SEC), which are available on the SEC’s website or at
www.navigant.com/investor_relations. The Company cannot guarantee any future
results, levels of activity, performance or achievement and undertakes no
obligation to update any of its forward-looking statements.

Contact:

Navigant Corporate Communications
Carrie Grapenthin
312.573.5636
or
Navigant Investor Relations
Paul Longhini
312.583.5836
 
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