International Disputes Expert Joins Huron Consulting Group
CHICAGO – January 29, 2008 – Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of financial and operational consulting services, today announced that Timothy H. Hart has joined the Company. He will assume the title of vice president, Financial and Economic Consulting Services.
“With the turmoil in the world markets, there will be an increased need for experts to address complex financial issues in arbitration and other legal forums. Tim’s experience and knowledge in this area will prove invaluable to our clients,” said Gary E. Holdren, chairman and chief executive officer, Huron Consulting Group. “We look forward to Tim’s leadership as Huron continues to expand its service offerings in the U.S., U.K. and other international locations.”
Hart specializes in international disputes and investigations. He is well-known for solving highly complicated internal investigations and complex financial issues in dispute. Hart comes to Huron from Navigant Consulting, where he was a managing director and co-leader of the Disputes and Investigations practice. Before Navigant Consulting, he was a partner with Arthur Andersen. Hart also provides expert testimony in accounting and damages in both domestic and international forums. Hart was the testifying expert in a case that resulted in the largest investment treaty damages award in history. A certified public accountant (CPA) and certified fraud examiner (CFE), he received a BA in business administration from the University of Notre Dame. Hart will be based in Huron’s Washington D.C. office.
“It is an exciting time to join Huron. The Company has an outstanding management team and the highest caliber group of professionals,” said Timothy H. Hart, vice president, Huron Consulting Group. “I look forward to working with my new colleagues as we advance Huron’s leadership positions in all areas of the marketplace.”
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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