Huron Consulting Group Announces New Managing Directors
Experts will join economic, healthcare and turnaround groups
CHICAGO – August 29, 2007 – Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of financial and operational consulting services, today announced that Michael A. Cavan, Gary F. Dowling and Gregory M. Duncan have joined the Company as managing directors.
“Huron continues to place value on its people, seeking out professionals who enhance and expand our capabilities in the marketplace,” said Gary E. Holdren, chairman and chief executive officer, Huron Consulting Group. “I am confident that Mike, Gary and Greg, with deep knowledge in their respective fields, will bring increased capabilities to Huron and the many organizations and companies that we serve.”
Cavan has more than 20 years of experience in corporate turnarounds and restructuring. During his career, he has also performed numerous business reviews for both debtors and creditors and has helped to guide several corporate clients through successful turnarounds. Cavan also served in the roles of interim chief financial officer and chief operating officer for clients and has been responsible for business integration during mergers and acquisitions. Cavan, a Certified Turnaround Professional, Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor, and a Certified Management Accountant, comes to Huron after leading West Coast practices for other significant consulting firms. He will be based in Huron’s Los Angeles office.
Dowling has extensive experience in the healthcare supply chain from manufacturer to provider. For the past 27 years, he has held executive leadership roles at hospitals, healthcare organizations and in each segment of the healthcare supply chain: providers, medical and pharmaceutical distributors, logistics provider, manufacturer, and healthcare IT provider. Dowling comes to Huron from BearingPoint, where he was a managing director of their healthcare supply chain management practice, assisting clients in supply chain management and non-labor cost reduction engagements. Prior to that, he was a partner at Deloitte Consulting. Dowling will be based in Huron’s Atlanta office.
Duncan, an economist, has provided consulting services for more than 20 years in economics, statistics, marketing research, and intellectual property in the financial, energy and telecommunications industries. He joins Huron from Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, where he served as the lead economist and statistician in Deloitte’s West Coast and Pacific practices. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a Visiting Professor of Economics and of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to Deloitte, Duncan was a senior vice president at National Economic Research Associates (NERA), where he headed their worldwide telecommunications strategy and advice practice, and headed and founded their auctions practice. He has also provided expert testimony in federal courts. Duncan has a PhD in Economics and an MA in Statistics from the University of California, Berkeley. He will be based in Huron’s San Francisco office.
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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