FTI Consulting Expands Information Governance & Compliance Services Practice
FTI Technology Adds Industry Experts in Los Angeles and London to Meet Growing Regional Demand
Washington, D.C., Aug. 16, 2016 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that the Company’s Technology segment has expanded its Information Governance & Compliance Services (“IG&CS”) practice with the appointments of Chris Zohlen as a Managing Director and Sonia Cheng as a Senior Director. Mr. Zohlen will be based in Los Angeles, and Ms. Cheng will be based in London.
Mr. Zohlen has more than 20 years of experience in software sales, consulting and implementation. He joins FTI Consulting as a senior member of the IG&CS practice, focusing on helping clients develop and implement innovative e-discovery and information governance solutions. Before joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Zohlen was the business unit executive for IBM’s Information Lifecycle Governance business, where he focused on e-discovery, records management and data risk. He helped a top global financial services organization address information lifecycle management cost and risk. He also designed a strategy and solution to remediate IT storage for a Fortune 20 health services provider, helping the client achieve $11 million in operational savings as a result. In addition to IBM, Mr. Zohlen has held leadership positions at PSS Systems and Deloitte Consulting.
Ms. Cheng will provide information governance services and consulting for clients in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”) region. With more than 15 years of experience in information governance and compliance, she also joins FTI Consulting from IBM, where she served as a business development executive. Her experience includes strategic client advising, organization and change management, financial analysis, implementation, and rollout for legal, records and compliance-related technology. Ms. Cheng has held leadership roles at PSS Systems and Wells Fargo and is a recognized information governance industry expert and a trusted advisor to the world’s largest global financial services, insurance, energy, automotive and pharmaceutical corporations.
"Many organizations recognize the need for information governance, but very few know how to approach the problem or identify the starting point for a program,” said Jake Frazier, Senior Managing Director and Leader of the IG&CS practice at FTI Consulting. “We are seeing an increasing need from clients for practical solutions to address e-discovery, compliance and data security challenges, particularly in the EMEA region. The additions of Chris and Sonia to our IG&CS team will help fuel the expansion of this practice and ensure that our clients have access to the most knowledgeable and reliable experts in this field."
FTI Technology’s IG&CS offerings are flexible and can range from a single short-term project to a complete transformational service with ongoing monitoring. The offerings address key corporate data challenges with safety and defensibility by mining, storing, migrating and disposing of corporate data, as well as designing and implementing defensible e-discovery and information governance policies that are cost-effective and do not disrupt business operations. FTI Technology has been recognized as a leader in information governance software and services across the legal industry, including acknowledgement from the National Law Journal, Corporate Counsel and Computer Technology Review. For more information on FTI Technology, please visit www.ftitechnology.com.