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West Palm Beach, FL, United States, 2012/11/05 - FTI Consulting, Inc. announced that Sheila Magri has joined its Strategic Communications practice as a Managing Director in the firm’s São Paulo, Brazil, office (NYSE: FCN) - FTIconsulting.com. NYSE: FCN
FTI Consulting, Inc., the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that Sheila Magri has joined its Strategic Communications practice as a Managing Director in the firm’s São Paulo, Brazil, office.
In her role at FTI Consulting, Ms. Magri will lead the firm’s practice in Brazil, working closely with Strategic Communications professionals across the Latin American region and the global network.
Bringing 20 years’ experience, Ms. Magri is an expert in corporate and crisis communications. She joins FTI Consulting from Hill+Knowlton Strategies Brazil, where she has served as President and General Manager since 2008. In this role, she led the integration between the Brazilian office and the Hill+Knowlton network worldwide and was responsible for new business development, overall management, and supervision of the office’s local and international clients. Ms. Magri first joined Hill+Knowlton in 1997.
Over the past several years, FTI Consulting has made a number of strategic acquisitions and appointments in the region. Earlier this year, the firm announced that Henrique de Campos Meirelles, former President of Banco Central Do Brasil, joined its Board of Directors.
“As leader of our Strategic Communications practice in Brazil, Sheila will further enhance our ability to execute critical client assignments,” said Frank L. Holder, Chairman, Latin American Region at FTI Consulting. “Brazil continues to stand out as one of the world’s most important growth economies, and, combined with the heightened business activity across Latin America, there are a number of market opportunities for FTI Consulting across our business practices.”
Edward Reilly, Global Chief Executive Officer of the Strategic Communications practice at FTI Consulting, said: “As we continue to broaden our footprint in this market, we are thrilled to have Sheila on board. Her deep expertise in corporate communications and critical client opportunities will play an essential role both in Brazil and across the region. Since the addition of a Strategic Communications offering in Latin America several years ago, our presence in that market has significantly expanded and become one of our fastest-growing regions.”
Prior to joining Hill+Knowlton, Ms. Magri was with Pv Assessoria de Comunicação, where she oversaw media relations and developed media strategy for leading global brands.
Ms. Magri holds an undergraduate degree in journalism from the Faculdade de Comunicação Social Cásper Líbero and a degree in philosophy from the University of São Paulo. She is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. (fticonsulting.com) is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 3,800 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 $1.56 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2011.