FTI Consulting, Inc. has appointed Juan Rivera as a Senior Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment. He will be based in Madrid.
A veteran communications professional with more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Rivera will lead the Strategic Communications segment in Spain, collaborating with colleagues from FTI Consulting’s Corporate Finance & Restructuring, Forensic & Litigation Consulting, Economic Consulting and Technology segments to provide a comprehensive suite of solutions to local and multinational corporations looking to advance their business objectives in the Spanish market.
“We are excited to formally launch a communications offering in Spain that not only places us in this key European market, but also leverages Madrid’s historic status as a gateway to provide strategic counsel and support to Latin American clients with interests across Europe,” said Edward Reilly, Global Chief Executive Officer of the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting. “Juan’s years of experience advising leading businesses throughout Latin America and Spain will make him an invaluable asset to our firm as we continue to grow in the Spanish market.”
Kevin Hewitt, Chairman of the Europe, Middle East and Africa region at FTI Consulting, added, “This is an exciting development as it completes the FTI Consulting offering in Spain. FTI Consulting now boasts a comprehensive suite of in-market services designed to help clients manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes across financial, legal, operational, political, regulatory, reputational and transactional dimensions.”
Mr. Rivera joins FTI Consulting from Llorente & Cuenca in Mexico, where he was a Partner and Managing Director. Over the course of his career, he has served as a trusted advisor to companies across Spain and Latin America and advised more than 150 companies on corporate and financial communication strategies.
“I am honored to join a multinational advisory firm like FTI Consulting,” said Mr. Rivera. “Having access to the full platform of cross-disciplinary solutions will only enhance my ability to deliver value to clients, and I look forward to working alongside my colleagues around FTI Consulting’s robust global network.”
Mr. Rivera graduated with an undergraduate degree in Communications from University of the Basque Country, and subsequently attended the IESE Business School, where he studied Corporate Communication and Business Administration and Management.