Kroll Announces Appointment of Accomplished Investigator and Monitor, Richard Faughnan
April 20, 2015
Faughnan Named Managing Director in Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes Practice, Based in New York
NEW YORK – Kroll, the global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions, announced today that Richard Faughnan has joined the firm as a managing director in its Investigations and Disputes practice. Faughnan will be based in New York.
“With significant experience managing complex investigations and compliance matters, Rich will enhance Kroll’s reputation as a leader in the areas of corporate monitoring and fraud investigations,” said Manny Conti, Kroll CEO. “Rich is a seasoned executive and recognized expert in this field, and he will be an invaluable asset to Kroll as we serve our clients with distinction and position our business for long-term success.”
Faughnan brings years of experience working in a variety of industries and markets investigating, identifying and mitigating risks and other business challenges. In addition, he has led monitorships involving major infrastructure projects, construction contractors and other government service providers in a variety of industries.
Previously, Faughnan served as co-leader of the Public Sector and Monitoring practice at Navigant Consulting. At Navigant he led a wide range of integrity monitorships and complex investigations for public and private sector clients, often involving multimillion-dollar fraud schemes.
Before joining Navigant Consulting, Faughnan was an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, where he served as Chief of the Public Integrity Section, supervising investigations and prosecutions of government corruption and government fraud. Prior to his appointment as Assistant U.S. Attorney, Faughnan served as Deputy Chief of the Appeals Bureau at the Office of the District Attorney of Kings County.
Faughnan holds a J.D. from The George Washington University, National Law Center and is a member of the American Bar Association, Association of the Bar of the City of New York and Federal Bar Council.
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For more than 40 years, Kroll has helped clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations, and security through a wide range of investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security, and data and information management services. Headquartered in New York with more than 53 offices across 28 countries, Kroll has a multidisciplinary team of over 2,000 employees and serves a global clientele of law firms, financial institutions, corporations, non-profit institutions, government agencies, and individuals.