NEW YORK — Global advisory firm Teneo has hired New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton to lead a new division focused on risk management.

Bratton, who will join Teneo in September, will advise CEOs on a range of issues, including terrorism and cybercrime. His arrival at Teneo follows other high profile hires by the firm, including Senate majority leader George Mitchell and former British foreign secretary William Hague.

Bratton was appointed to his second term as NYPD commissioner in January 2014. His 40-year career in policing has seen him build a sometimes-controversial reputation for re-engineering police departments around zero-tolerance crime policies.

"I am extremely impressed with the global business Teneo has built over the last five-years and I believe in the firm’s focus on working with the CEOs of the world’s largest companies," said Bratton in a statement. "I look forward to bringing my experience to bear as I develop Teneo Risk and help the firm’s clients address a range of important issues."

Backed by private equity, Teneo has grown rapidly in recent years under the leadership of Declan Kelly and Doug Band, buying four consultancies within the past couple of years, and growing its global footprint to more than 600 employees in 15 markets.

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