Kroll—Including Duff & Phelps Business—Announces 31 Managing Director Promotions


Kroll, the world’s premier supplier of companies and digital merchandise associated to governance, danger and transparency, right now introduced that the agency has promoted 31 colleagues to the managing director stage.

Jacob Silverman, Chief Executive Officer of Kroll, commented, “At Kroll, our people are our greatest asset. The last year underscored the need for independent, objective advice—to provide clarity amidst uncertainty—and our new managing directors exemplify what it means to provide value for our clients. I look forward to their continued success at the firm.”

John Bass, Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes – Washington, D.C.

Mr. Bass is a part of the Disputes Consulting observe, with intensive expertise in advanced worldwide investigations, dispute decision, authorities relations, strategic communications and intercultural negotiations. His observe focuses on aiding purchasers with danger administration, cyber danger and insider threats.

Eddie Bines, Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes – London

Mr. Bines is a part of the Global Restructuring Advisory observe, based mostly within the London workplace. He has greater than 25 years of company restructuring and advisory expertise and makes a speciality of delivering international and UK-centric authorized entity rationalization, managing the wind down of companies and implementing solvent reorganization initiatives.

Darren Burrell, Digital Products – Philadelphia

Mr. Burrell leads the Digital Product Organization, overseeing the design, growth and use of digital merchandise for Kroll’s purchasers. He is answerable for merging the agency technique with design and expertise to unravel consumer issues and create worth.

Priscilla Cheng, Valuation Advisory Services – Hong Kong

Ms. Cheng has over 20 years of finance and valuation expertise and advises on the valuation of intangible belongings, buy worth allocation evaluation, enterprise enterprise valuations referring to M&A, taxation, IPO and fairness financing, in addition to valuation of economic devices for monetary reporting functions. Her intensive valuation expertise spans a number of industries, together with power and mining, renewable power, expertise, media and telecommunication, retail and manufacturing with a deal with Hong Kong and China.

Nicholas Collins, Corporate Finance – Silicon Valley

Mr. Collins is a part of the M&A Advisory observe. He has 15 years of expertise in monetary companies together with greater than 12 years advising purchasers on home and worldwide sell-side and buy-side advisory, leveraged buyout, recapitalization and capital elevate assignments.

Grant Aldridge-Duncan, Cyber Risk – Los Angeles

Mr. Duncan leads the Cyber Risk international gross sales staff, overseeing enterprise growth and go-to-market technique, managing strategic companions within the insurance coverage and authorized industries and relationships with enterprise clients. He has a confirmed monitor file of growing and executing profitable income development methods and main high-performance groups.

Scott Goodwin, Technology – Boston

Mr. Goodwin is Kroll’s Chief Technology Officer, reporting on to the Chief Information Officer, and leads enterprise expertise integrations, engineering, operations and consumer companies in 30 international locations and territories world wide. He has over 20 years of expertise main, architecting and driving expertise options within the monetary {and professional} companies sectors.

Martin Gray, Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes – London

Mr. Gray is a part of the Global Restructuring Advisory observe. He has over 11 years of economic and enterprise advisory expertise and makes a speciality of offering restructuring and turnaround recommendation to corporates, collectors, sponsors and different key stakeholders.

Thomas Hollobone, Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes – London

Mr. Hollobone is a part of the Compliance Risk and Diligence observe and makes a speciality of advising on and executing pre-transactional due diligence on targets in numerous sectors and industries, with a particular deal with the renewable power business and moral investing. He has intensive expertise implementing third-party screening applications and aiding massive multinational firms in establishing and sustaining strong anti-bribery procedures.

Ashley Houlden, Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes – Toronto

Ms. Houlden is a part of the Canadian Disputes, Investigations and Valuations observe, with 12 years of expertise in enterprise valuations, litigation assist companies, company finance and monetary advisory. She primarily focuses on valuation associated litigation and common damages in a broad vary of industries throughout quite a few geographies.

Ryan Johnson, Valuation Advisory Services – New York

Mr. Johnson is a part of the Portfolio Valuation observe and has greater than 15 years of economic and valuation expertise, specializing within the valuation of illiquid securities and pursuits. He offers valuation advisory companies to various asset managers, together with personal fairness corporations, hedge funds and enterprise growth firms.

David Klopp, Cyber Risk – Singapore

Mr. Klopp oversees all digital forensics and incident response (DFIR) casework within the Asia-Pacific area. He has intensive expertise main cybercrime investigations, together with information theft, reputational points, worker misconduct, insider menace and digital fraud.

Stefan Kolb, Valuation Advisory Services – Frankfurt

Mr. Kolb, MRICS/Architect, is a part of the Real Estate Advisory Group and is answerable for the technical groups, primarily multi-housing, in Germany. He has greater than 17 years {of professional} expertise in technical due diligence, mission growth, mission administration/mission monitoring and enterprise growth.

Michael Lennon, Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes – Manchester, UK

Mr. Lennon has over 13 years of expertise within the Global Restructuring Advisory observe. His position spans each the advisory and the formal restructuring sides of the enterprise, working with a wide range of stakeholders to advise upon and execute solvent and formal restructuring alternate options.

William Leung, Valuation Advisory Services – Hong Kong

Mr. Leung is a part of the Valuation Advisory Services observe and has greater than 15 years of expertise in valuations of enterprise enterprises, intangible belongings, worker share choices and different monetary devices. Since 2006, William has been actively concerned in valuations of public listings or disclosures, M&A, monetary reporting and taxation. He works with purchasers throughout the banking, e-commerce, gaming and leisure, insurance coverage, manufacturing, property growth, renewable power, semiconductor, telecommunication and utility industries, with a deal with Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific area.

Don Levy, Corporate Finance – New York

Mr. Levy is a part of the Transaction Advisory Services observe. He has roughly 18 years {of professional} expertise, encompassing M&A transaction advisory companies, administration consulting targeted on distressed firms, actual property acquisitions evaluation and public accounting.

Anthony Lu, Valuation Advisory Services – San Francisco

Mr. Lu is a part of the Complex Securities group and has over 14 years of expertise executing valuations for monetary reporting and tax functions. He specializes within the valuation of derivatives resembling name/put choices, convertible securities, most popular inventory, frequent inventory, warrants, choices, earnings pursuits and debt devices. He has labored with purchasers throughout a wide range of industries.

James McLeary, Cyber Risk – Hong Kong

Mr. McLeary is an achieved and results-driven chief data safety officer (CISO), answerable for Kroll’s virtual CISO and data protection program in Asia Pacific. He has intensive worldwide expertise in international danger governance, danger administration, IT technique and management, incident response and IT safety.

Ruben Miranda, Valuation Advisory Services – Austin

Mr. Miranda is a part of the Property Tax Services observe and focuses totally on the valuation of advanced private property for advert valorem tax functions, specializing within the telecommunications, transportation, and power industries. His efforts embody growth of depreciation and obsolescence research targeted on expertise adoption and substitution, price of capital and return on asset research, and tangible/intangible valuation evaluation.

Farzad Mukhi, Corporate Finance – Los Angeles

Mr. Mukhi is a part of the agency’s Consumer, Food, Restaurant and Retail M&A observe. He has over 16 years of expertise in executing mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions for middle-market firms.

Keith Novak, Cyber Risk – Secaucus

Mr. Novak brings over 25 years of expertise in expertise, danger and cyber safety. As a part of the Cyber Risk enterprise, he leads the supply of advanced international proactive services engagements on the strategic, operational and technical ranges to develop data safety applications and assist scale back danger whereas complying with regulatory necessities.

Daniel Platten, Valuation Advisory Services – Chicago

Mr. Platten is a part of the Healthcare and Life Science business group. He has experience in enterprise valuation, compensation valuation and intangible asset valuation for monetary reporting, regulatory compliance (i.e., Stark, Anti-Kickback, tax-exempt), tax and monetary planning functions. His expertise contains valuations for honest market worth opinions, buy worth allocations, impairment analyses, share-based compensation and numerous sorts of intangible belongings together with mental property, certificates of want, Medicare/Medicaid licenses, state licenses, administration agreements, noncompete agreements, buyer relationships, and in-process analysis and growth.

Anna Povinelli, Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes – New York

Ms. Povinelli is a part of the Compliance and Regulatory Consulting observe, with over 30 years of expertise with regulatory examinations involving the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity and Futures Trading Commission, National Futures Association and FINRA. She works carefully with many wealth advisors, personal fairness funds and hedge funds in growing compliance manuals and codes of ethics, performing danger evaluation, reviewing compliance applications and advertising and marketing supplies, and conducting mock regulatory examinations.

Gary Raichart, Valuation Advisory Services – Silicon Valley

Mr. Raichart is a part of the Strategic Value Advisory observe and has over 15 years of consulting expertise specializing in the strategic evaluation of worth, danger and uncertainty. He has intensive expertise growing and vetting monetary projections and valuing belongings and liabilities, enterprise alternatives, contractual obligations and transactions that contain substantial uncertainty, together with early-stage mental property, patent portfolios, ensures, guarantee obligations, worker inventory choices, contingent consideration, industrial due diligence and different contingent belongings and liabilities for strategic decision-making, collateral, monetary reporting and tax functions.

Julia Rowe, Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes – Chicago

Ms. Rowe is a part of the Disputes Consulting observe, combining a singular mix of public coverage, valuation and litigation expertise with a specialization within the valuation of mental property. She commonly advises on licensing negotiations, enterprise technique and monetary reporting. Her litigation and arbitration expertise contains showing earlier than the International Trade Commission and in federal and state courts.

Aimee Sabolyk, Compliance and Privacy – Chicago

Ms. Sabolyk is the Chief Privacy Officer at Kroll, overseeing the agency’s Global Privacy Organization and privateness compliance and information safety issues. She is answerable for directing the firmwide privateness technique by working with stakeholders throughout enterprise features, offering steerage on privateness points underneath numerous international information safety legal guidelines and main the agency’s strategic response and initiatives to adapt to altering privateness laws.

James Saunders, Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes – Manchester, UK

Mr. Saunders is a part of the Global Restructuring Advisory observe and is a licensed insolvency practitioner with 20 years of expertise working with banks, asset-based lenders, personal fairness funds and corporates. He makes a speciality of advising companies which are dealing with monetary challenges and has led excessive profile engagements throughout various sectors, together with automotive, manufacturing and retail.

Zachary Schrock, Corporate Finance – Chicago

Mr. Schrock is a part of the Transaction Advisory Services observe. He has over 10 years of business and corporate finance expertise, together with 9 years advising on home and worldwide M&A transactions.

Ricardo Silva, Valuation Advisory Services – Lisbon

Mr. Silva is a part of the Valuation Advisory Services observe and leverages greater than 18 years of expertise aiding purchasers with mounted asset valuations, enterprise valuations, equity opinions, buy worth allocations and willpower of honest worth for tangible and intangible belongings. He has labored with purchasers throughout a wide range of industries, together with monetary companies, insurance coverage, chemical substances, client merchandise, retail, power, water, waste, healthcare, actual property and manufacturing.

Oliver Stern, Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes – London

Mr. Stern is a part of the Business Intelligence and Investigations observe and head of the London Business Intelligence staff, main a wide range of investigations for firms and monetary establishments and their advisers. A specialist in sub-Saharan Africa, his work focuses on detailed pre-transactional due diligence, market entry technique, competitor intelligence, dispute advisory and inside corruption and bribery investigations.

Dave Yudoff, Chief Revenue Office – Morristown

Mr. Yudoff is the Head of Commercial Operations at Kroll and is answerable for constructing and managing international applications that drive collaboration and speed up natural income development. He joined the agency in 2004 as a part of the Disputes Consulting observe and later served as a mission chief on the Technology and Marketing groups earlier than transitioning to his present position.

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