NEW YORK—Financial Dynamics, the former FD Morgen-Walke, has restructured its senior management team in the wake of the departure of U.S. chief executive Anton Nicholas and the U.K.-based firm’s management buy-out from troubled parent Cordiant.
“More than ever, our clients need seasoned senior counselors to help them navigate a changing environment,” said Declan Kelly, president and CEO of Financial Dynamics, North America. “These individuals personify our culture of client service, professionalism and integrity and underscore Financial
Dynamics’ commitment to deploying senior leadership against that goal.”
Ian Bailey has been appointed to managing director and will serve on the firm’ss board of directors. In addition to his current role as head of the U.S. technology and telecommunications practice, Bailey will work closely with the heads of FD’s European technology practices to further develop and grow FD’s international technology group offering.
Claudine Cornelis has been named senior vice president in the corporate communications practice and will manage the continued growth and expansion of the group. Evan Goetz has been promoted to senior vice president and will take on broader firm-wide responsibilities including business development initiatives and corporate reputation/marketing activities for the agency, in addition to his work in the technology and telecommunications practice.
Jesse Ciccone joins Financial Dynamics as vice president, responsible for spearheading business development activities in the firm’s Boston office as well as serving existing clients in the life science and technology sectors. He joins FD from FitzGerald Communications, where he most recently served as vice president of the life sciences group.