FTI Consulting, Inc. announces the appointment of Darius Johnson as a managing director in the People & Change practice within the firm’s Strategic Communications segment. A change and transformation expert, Mr. Johnson will help organizations design and implement people-oriented strategies that accelerate the adoption of new processes, technologies and ways of working, establish inclusive cultures, build high-performing teams and enhance value creation through the execution of strategic initiatives.
Based in Houston, Mr. Johnson brings nearly 20 years of experience spanning 16 countries, four continents and multiple industry sectors, including technology, energy and telecommunications. His global experience will help clients around the world engage with and equip their people to drive productivity, performance and effectiveness.
“Organizations look to FTI Consulting to help them enable and accelerate change, and that has never been more important than it is in the current environment, where new ways of working are essential to keep people safe and well, while also accelerating and enhancing business imperatives. Darius adds depth and a unique, global perspective to every facet of our People & Transformation offering and will be an incredible asset to clients seeking to define their next normal. We are thrilled to add his vast expertise to our team,” said Shannon Stucky Pritchett, a senior managing director and Americas Head of FTI Consulting’s People & Transformation offering.
The People & Transformation team at FTI Consulting partners with clients to address the people side of change relative to a restructuring, transaction, shift in strategy, cultural evolution or other transformative event. The FTI Consulting team helps clients design and implement communications, change management, leader enablement and learning programs that build understanding and enable change from the inside out. These programs not only inspire commitment but also maintain productivity, bolster retention and engagement, protect value and enable growth over time.
“I look forward to working with FTI Consulting’s extraordinary team to help clients orchestrate transformation and enhance organizational capability,” said Mr. Johnson. “FTI Consulting has emerged as a global leader in helping organizations around the world navigate their most pressing transformation initiatives. I am eager to add further value to the firm and its clients, especially given this critical point of change in the business landscape.”
Mr. Johnson spent more than a decade at Chevron Corporation, completing his tenure as communications advisor to the chief information officer. Following Chevron, he joined Program Planning Professionals Ltd. in London, where he built a global change management practice, supporting clients through technology transformations and M&A scenarios. He then returned to industry, joining British Telecom, where he worked in cost transformation and ultimately led HR performance and transformation. Most recently, while completing the INSEAD Global Executive MBA program in Singapore, Mr. Johnson co-founded anyana ChangeCo, where he designed and led experiential workshops for leadership teams and senior executives to build change management and innovation capability.