WASHINGTON D.C. – January 7, 2019 – Ankura, a leading business advisory and expert services firm which leverages integrated risk management, governance, compliance, investigations, forensics, technology, financial advisory, and management consulting capabilities, today announced the appointment of David Milbourne as Global People Operations Leader and Senior Managing Director in Ankura’s People Office. Based in Chicago, IL, Mr. Milbourne brings over 20 years of employee-focused initiatives and experience to the firm, specializing in total rewards, employee relations, people systems and analytics, and global mobility.
At Ankura, Mr. Milbourne will join a growing world-class people office that are instrumental in supporting ongoing efforts to foster business success by building a strong talent pipeline, enhancing the employee experience, and driving engagement.
“Our robust and collaborative culture is critical to our ability to deliver tailored expertise across issues, industries, and disciplines. With our global focus, it is important to ensure that regardless of where our professionals are based, we can foster their success with a supportive and collaborative culture throughout all Ankura offices,” said Angela Cinefro, Chief People Officer at Ankura. “David brings deep leadership skills and expertise that will be an asset to our professionals as we continue to enhance our global presence. I am excited to have David join during this period of tremendous growth for both our firm and the People Office, and to work alongside him to not only attract talented individuals in the industry, but also develop processes and systems we need to cultivate the success of both our professionals and our clients.”
Prior to joining Ankura, Mr. Milbourne served as the interim chief HR officer and vice president of talent management for Arconic, the lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing firm formerly known as Alcoa. Mr. Milbourne has also held senior human resources leadership positions at Westinghouse Electric Company. Over the course of his career, Mr. Milbourne has worked with the executives of multi-billion-dollar international companies to improve performance and achieve optimal results.
“I am honored to be joining Ankura during this time of immense growth for the firm and its People Office,” said David Milbourne. “Ankura’s culture of collaboration and dedication to serving its clients has been the differentiator that has driven the firm’s incredible success over the past few years. I look forward to leveraging my prior experience building strong talent pipelines and ensuring a seamless delivery of the firm’s global people operations services for all Ankura professionals, so that they can best serve clients across the world.”
To explore Ankura’s career opportunities and for more information, please visit https://ankura.com/careers/.