On December 17, 2013, Gerard E. Holthaus assumed the role of Non-Executive Chairman of the FTI Consulting Board of Directors. He has been a Director at the Company since 2004 and has served as Presiding Director since 2006. He has also served as the Chair of the Audit Committee and currently serves as a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.
Mr. Holthaus is also the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Algeco Scotsman. Mr. Holthaus held a number of executive positions during his tenure at Algeco Scotsman and Williams Scotsman International, Inc., which is now a subsidiary of Algeco Scotsman, serving as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Algeco Scotsman from 1997 to 2010.
Mr. Holthaus is non-executive Chairman of the Board of the Baltimore Life Companies, a mutual life insurance company. He is also a director of BakerCorp International, Inc., an equipment rental company.
Mr. Holthaus was Senior Vice President of MNC Financial Inc. from 1988 to 1994. From 1971 to 1988, he was associated with Ernst & Young LLP, where he served as a Baltimore-based partner from 1982 to 1988.
Mr. Holthaus graduated from Loyola University Maryland and is a Certified Public Accountant.