Huron Consulting Group Adds Managing Directors to International Arbitration & Business Development Teams
CHICAGO – June 25, 2008 - Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of financial and operational consulting services, today announced that Robert J. Pawlak and Peter J. Salt have joined the Company as managing directors.
“We continue to add the industry’s most accomplished professionals to address client and company needs,” said Gary E. Holdren, chairman and chief executive officer of Huron Consulting Group. “Bob will help spearhead business development strategies to increase Huron’s marketplace presence. Peter’s arbitration and loss adjusting expertise will be an asset to clients facing international business disputes issues.”
Pawlak has held high-level business development roles focused on maximizing sales productivity, market share growth and bottom-line profitability during his career. Prior to joining Huron, he served as a managing director of Business Development at PricewaterhouseCoopers fostering broad and deep client relationships. Based in Huron’s New York office, he will continue to bolster the Company’s presence and build client relationships in the financial services sector.
Salt has helped corporations across the globe settle insurance claims and contract disputes. He will represent Huron in Singapore, and will be using his arbitration, mediation and loss adjusting expertise to deliver positive outcomes for clients in that region. Salt has helped major loss adjustment firm, Thomas Howell Group, establish new European, Asian and U.S. operations and served as global operations director for Echelon Claims Consultants opening offices in London, Hong Kong and Singapore. He also founded his own firm, Peter J. Salt & Associates, based in Singapore.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients effectively address complex challenges that arise in litigation, disputes, investigations, regulatory compliance, procurement, financial distress, and other sources of significant conflict or change. The Company also helps clients deliver superior customer and capital market performance through integrated strategic, operational, and organizational change. Huron provides services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized businesses, leading academic institutions, healthcare organizations, and the law firms that represent these various organizations. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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