FTI Consulting has launched the firm’s corporate finance & restructuring segment in Milan with the appointment of four business transformation and restructuring senior hires: Francesco LeoneClaudia Lotti, Barbara Biassoni and Raffaele Fiorella.

“Barbara, Claudia, Francesco and Raffaele have worked on complex transformation, financing and restructuring situations in Italy,” said Kevin Hewitt, chairman of EMEA at FTI Consulting. “We are very pleased they have joined FTI Consulting and are excited about the opportunity for our Corporate Finance & Restructuring business in Italy and its contribution to our wider EMEA growth strategy.”

Ms. Biassoni has over 25 years of advisory experience in financial turnaround and was a partner at the Erre Quadro consulting firm.

Ms. Lotti has over 20 years of experience leading operational improvement projects and crisis recovery plans and was most recently a partner at The Boston Consulting Group.

Mr. Leone has over 25 years of experience leading business transformation and operational restructuring projects and joins from The Boston Consulting Group, where he led the Italy, Greece, Turkey and Israel turnaround and transformation practice.

Mr. Fiorella has more than 25 years of experience in advisory and interim management roles and was a partner at the Erre Quadro consulting firm and counsel at a global business advisory firm.