FTI Consulting, a business advisory firm, has promoted David Bannister to chief financial officer (CFO).
In his new role, Bannister will retain his role in corporate development. He succeeds Jorge Celaya, who resigned to pursue a new business venture. Celaya will be available to consult during a brief transition period.
Bannister joined FTI in 2005, and has most recently served as chief development officer and chief administrative officer. Prior to joining FTI, he was a general partner of Grotech Capital Group, a US$1bn venture capital/merchant banking firm, and was a managing director of investment banking at Alex. Brown and Sons. He is a certified public accountant (CPA).
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