Leslie Moeller quits PWC, joins FTI Consulting as Chairman

Max Chuard

FTI Consulting has appointed Leslie Moeller as Chairman of North and South America, effective immediately.

Mr. Moeller joins FTI Consulting from PwC Strategy& and PwC Advisory. In his role as Chairman of North and South America, Mr. Moeller will focus on developing client relationships, working with the Company’s business segments to bring the collective expertise to clients. He will join FTI Consulting’s Executive Committee, which includes segment leaders, regional leaders and heads of key corporate functions.

“As we think about collaborating across our segments to build a business that as a whole is more than the sum of its individual parts, we are leveraging our cross-company expertise by putting in place regional matrixes,” said Steven H. Gunby, President and Chief Executive Officer of FTI Consulting. “The regional matrix structure we put in place in Europe has supported significant growth there and led to dramatic increases in cross-company collaboration. We see Les’ appointment as the opportunity to extend those learnings and results to our largest business — the U.S. Les is a savvy and results-focused leader with a track record of delivering consistent financial growth through economic cycles and a commitment to client service. The Executive Committee and I are excited to welcome him to the firm.”

Mr. Leslie Moeller has more than 25 years of experience in helping global consumer products and retail companies develop new business models to drive growth and reduce costs. He most recently served as Global Leader of PwC Strategy& and Global Leader of PwC’s Retail & Consumer Advisory practice, and he was instrumental in the start-up and success of the firm’s marketing and sales service offering.

Before PwC’s acquisition of Booz & Company that formed PwC Strategy&, Mr. Moeller served as Managing Director of North America at Booz & Company, and he led the business through the sale process and integration. He was a member of Booz & Company’s Board of Directors from 2009 to 2012, and served as Chair of the Audit Committee and then as Chair of the Finance Committee.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Leslie Moeller said, “I am ecstatic to join the FTI Consulting leadership team and can’t wait to help our clients face their most significant challenges. FTI Consulting has the best professionals in the business, and when we come together as a team, we and our clients will all win together.”

Mr. Leslie Moeller received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University. He was named a “Top 25 Consultant” by Consulting magazine in 2009. Mr. Moeller co-authored the book The Four Pillars of Profit-Driven Marketing: How to Maximize Creativity, Accountability and ROI.