FTI Consulting, Inc., the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that Stephen H. Rosen has been appointed Leader of the pension consulting services practice. Rosen is a Managing Director in the firmís Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment and is based in New York.
The firmís pension consulting services practice is distinguished by its independence, providing private, public and not-for-profit sector clients and their advisors with objective second opinions, strategies and services. The firmís pension consulting services professionals help guide decisions, optimize performance and ensure compliance for meeting current and long-term objectives of retirement and employee benefit plans, addressing critical issues such as de-risking/liability risk management and fiduciary responsibility.
"Stephen is a well-respected leader in the pension industry who brings invaluable expertise and experience helping clients in the private, public and non-profit sectors define and meet their retirement and employee benefits plan objectives in alignment with their business objectives," said Neal Hochberg, Global Practice Leader, Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment at FTI Consulting.
The pension consulting services practice advises clients and provides services in five major practice areas, including strategic financial assessment and risk analysis, independent compliance audits, arbitration and litigation support, restructuring analysis and strategic communications. The firmís pension consulting services experts are independent industry leaders with deep and broad business and technical expertise and experience in addressing the requirements, challenges and opportunities of modern retirement and employee benefit plans.
For more than 40 years, Rosen has served as a consultant to pension plan sponsors and their advisors, as well as law firms, accounting firms, actuarial firms and insurance companies. He is a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (1975), an Enrolled Actuary (1976), a member of the American Academy of Actuaries (1976), a Certified Pension Consultant (1981) and a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries (2006). Rosen has served in various capacities with the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries, including President (2005), Treasurer (2001-2003) and Board Director (1998-2003). Currently, he sits on the Executive Committee as Secretary of the American Academy of Actuaries. Rosen has been a frequent speaker/lecturer and has published a number of articles on pension-related issues. In addition, he has been involved as editor, author or co-author of Accountant's Guide to Employee Benefit Plans (co-author), Warren Gorham & Lamont; The Tax Reform Act of 1984 (co-author), Farnsworth Publishing Co.; Taxation for Accountants, The 401(k) Handbook, FOCUS articles and Journal of Financial Services Professionals (editorial board).
Rosen holds a B.A. in mathematics from Rutgers University, with additional coursework in business administration at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and in actuarial science at the University of Iowa.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. 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 $1.58 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2012. More information can be found at fticonsulting.com.