Huron Consulting Group Adds Restructuring, Utilities and Healthcare Experts
CHICAGO – January 15, 2008 – Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of financial and operational consulting services, today announced that Alain Le Berre, Alan D. Felsenthal and Richard A. Namerow have joined the Company as managing directors.
“Alain, Alan and Rich are well-known leaders in their industries and their deep background and expertise in turnaround, utilities and healthcare will be invaluable to our clients," said Gary E. Holdren, chairman and chief executive officer, Huron Consulting Group. “We are pleased to welcome them to Huron.”
Le Berre has been providing financial restructuring, distressed corporate finance and turnaround services in Europe for 20 years. He has experience with both debtors and creditors in the United Kingdom, France and Germany and across industry sectors. Le Berre comes to Huron from Close Brothers European Special Situations in London where he was a managing director. Previously, he was a partner with Andersen, then Ernst & Young in Paris. During his career, he served as a chief restructuring officer (CRO) of troubled businesses for German investors and worked as a restructuring consultant in Munich. Le Berre has an MS in chemical engineering from Ecole Centrale de Paris and an MBA from INSEAD. He is based in London.
Felsenthal has more than 30 years of experience in the utilities and telecommunications industries, including leading audits of companies, participating in the registration of major debt and equity financing, assisting with acquisitions and dispositions of assets and businesses, and performing a number of special consulting projects. He has also provided expert testimony to state regulatory commissions and conducted seminars on the unique aspects of the regulatory process for industry groups and utility companies. Felsenthal comes to Huron from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he served as a managing director for the Utilities Industry practice. He is a CPA and holds a BS in accounting from the University of Illinois. Felsenthal is based in Huron’s Chicago office.
Namerow has been a management consultant in the healthcare industry for the last 25 years. With
extensive experience in large, complex, healthcare organizations, he has led strategic planning, business and clinical transformation, leadership development and information management and technology initiatives for a variety of healthcare clients. Most recently, Namerow was a practice partner in global health solutions at Computer Sciences Corporation. In this role, he led the business unit responsible for delivery of consulting solutions to both payors and providers. Previously as a vice president at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, he was responsible for identifying and coordinating all consulting services to Pacific Southwest region provider and payor clients. Namerow has a BA and an MBA from Cornell University. He is based in Los Angeles.
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
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