Navigant Appoints Lee Spirer as EVP and Global Business Leader
Navigant (NYSE: NCI) today announced the appointment of Lee Spirer as Executive Vice President and Global Business Leader effective November 5, 2012. Spirer will assume responsibility for leading the Company's consulting businesses.
“I am extremely pleased to have Lee join our executive leadership team,” commented Julie Howard, Chief Executive Officer. “Lee's track record of leadership, combining creative growth strategies with strong execution capabilities, will be instrumental to the evolution of Navigant's business plans during this exciting time in the trajectory of our business.”
Spirer joins Navigant from Kroll Risk & Compliance Solutions where he was Senior Vice President and Global Business Head. Over the course of his twenty-four year career Spirer has served in key strategic and operational leadership roles in a range of professional and business services organizations. His experience includes Global Leader of Corporate Strategy and Business Development for Dun & Bradstreet Corporation; General Manager, Global Financial Markets for IBM Business Consulting; and Principal, Financial Services Strategy Consulting at Booz Allen & Hamilton. Spirer is a graduate of Brandeis University and The Wharton School.
“I am energized by the outstanding expertise, commitment to client success and entrepreneurial spirit I have discovered at Navigant,” stated Spirer. ”I look forward to collaborating with Julie, the management team and Navigant's practitioners to deliver more innovative solutions to our clients and to achieve our global potential.”
Navigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. Through senior level engagement with clients, Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting, with business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most critical business needs. More information about Navigant can be found at www.navigant.com.
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Navigant Corporate Communications
Carrie Grapenthin, 312.573.5636
Navigant Investor Relations
Jennifer Moreno Reddick, 312.573.5634