LONDON, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointments of Dr. Christian Axmann and Andreas Rapp as Managing Directors in its Operational Transformation practice within the company's Corporate Finance/Restructuring segment. Dr. Axmann and Mr. Rapp will be based in Germany.
Dr. Christian Axmann and Andreas Rapp are both senior experts in the areas of operations, manufacturing, planning and supply chain management. They bring deep industry expertise in industrial goods, automotive, manufacturing, renewables and technology and have led several successful turnaround and efficiency improvement projects as consultants, line managers and interim managers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Dr. Axmann and Mr. Rapp both join FTI Consulting from AlixPartners where they were previously Senior Directors and members of the German management team. Prior to AlixPartners, Dr. Axmann held leadership positions at Durst Phototechnik AG and the Boston Consulting Group, Mr. Rapp at BMW Group and Capgemini Consulting.
FTI Consulting's Operational Transformation practice in EMEA is led by Dr. Andreas von Keitz. The Operational Transformation team identifies robust and reliable operational upsides in e.g. manufacturing, supply-chain and working-capital-management and accelerates the delivery of performance improvement targets. In their new roles at FTI Consulting, Dr. Axmann and Mr. Rapp will focus on meeting the rising demand from clients to promote value creation through identifying performance improvement opportunities to enhance profitability during implementation.
Andreas von Keitz, Senior Managing Director in FTI Consulting's Operational Transformation practice said, "Christian and Andreas bring the ideal combination of functional knowledge, leadership, and deep industry expertise to our team. Their industry expertise in industrial goods, automotive, manufacturing, renewables and technology mirrors the industrial background of leading countries in the EMEA region. Their contributions will enhance our client offering in Germany and across EMEA as our clients are increasingly focused on achieving superior operational performance."
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,000 employees located in 24 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The company generated $1.58 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2012. More information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.
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