Kroll Expands Global Leadership Team

Five Elevated to Managing Director

NEW YORK--()--Kroll (“the Company”), a global leader in risk mitigation, compliance, security and incident response solutions, today announced the appointment of five new Managing Directors, enhancing the Company’s leadership team across the globe. Each of the following appointments became effective January 1, 2016.

“Our new Managing Directors exhibit the qualities and attributes that define Kroll, and I am confident that our clients will benefit from their leadership, expertise, and global experience”

  • Nick Doyle, Managing Director, Security Risk Management Practice, London
  • Peter Glanville, Managing Director, Investigations and Disputes Practice (Forensic Accounting), Hong Kong
  • Naoko Murasaki, Managing Director, Investigations and Disputes Practice, Tokyo
  • Kunio Sakaide, Managing Director, Investigations and Disputes Practice, Singapore
  • Alessandro (“Alex”) Volcic, Managing Director, Investigations and Disputes Practice, Moscow

“Our new Managing Directors exhibit the qualities and attributes that define Kroll, and I am confident that our clients will benefit from their leadership, expertise, and global experience,” said David Fontaine, Chief Executive Officer of Corporate Risk Holdings, Kroll’s parent company. “Nick, Peter, Naoko, Kunio, and Alex have proven their subject matter expertise and have earned the confidence of our clients and their colleagues alike. Their individual backgrounds and accomplishments highlight the diverse and global nature of the services that few in the marketplace have the ability to deliver. It is with a great sense of pride that I announce their elevation within the Kroll organization.”

Nick Doyle, Security Risk Management Practice, London

Mr. Doyle, who leads Kroll’s EMEA Security Risk Management practice, joined Kroll in 2008 after a distinguished career in the military and law enforcement. He brings a multidisciplinary perspective to client needs and provides sophisticated solutions for clients that include governments, multinational organizations, and corporate executives. During his time with Kroll, Mr. Doyle has managed over 350 assignments in 50 countries, aiding clients with a comprehensive array of services ranging from enterprise risk management, port and aviation security, and residential and commercial security audits to executive protection, blackmail and extortion investigations, and crisis management and planning. Previously, he served with the British Army/Grenadier Guards for five years, and then with the London Metropolitan Police for 15 years. As an independent consultant, he worked in Iraq on a number of sensitive assignments, and went on to provide security training and consulting services throughout Europe.

Peter Glanville, Investigations and Disputes Practice, Hong Kong

Mr. Glanville joined Kroll in 2013. He possesses an impressive background in forensic accounting. As a member of Kroll’s Greater China Financial Investigations team, Mr. Glanville specializes in assisting clients in the resolution of contentious financial matters, including the assessment and remediation of sanctions issues, bribery and corruption investigations, financial or accounting irregularities, contract audits, and internal control reviews. Increasingly, he has been helping organizations proactively manage the risk of financial crime through both conventional accounting practices and the use of cutting-edge data analytics. With more than 14 years of experience in his discipline and a global perspective, Mr. Glanville has led assignments in Australia, Asia and Europe for clients across a range of industries and sectors, including financial services, government, mining, infrastructure, and technology. Prior to joining Kroll, Mr. Glanville served as a member of a Big 4 forensic accounting team where he played a leading role in large regulatory Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations and complex arbitrations.

Naoko Murasaki, Investigations and Disputes Practice, Tokyo

Ms. Murasaki joined Kroll in 2010 and heads the Company’s Tokyo, Japan office. Ms. Murasaki helps clients in the corporate and government sectors solve complex problems through the development of diverse strategies and the provision of services that include due diligence, business and competitor intelligence, and fraud investigations. Clients have also sought her expertise in numerous proxy fights, litigation support assignments, and in the asset recovery process. Prior to joining Kroll, Ms. Murasaki served for over a decade in a key position with Japan’s National Police Agency, focusing primarily on white collar criminal investigations and counter-intelligence activities. She also served with Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and took part in various diplomatic initiatives involving Japan and the Korean Peninsula. After leaving government service, Ms. Murasaki was a business consultant with Bain & Company, where she helped clients develop and implement market entry strategies, portfolio strategies, and compliance programs.

Kunio Sakaide, Investigations and Disputes Practice, Singapore

Since joining Kroll in 2003, Mr. Sakaide has built an outstanding track record for meeting the needs of clients operating in a global economy. He has played a pivotal role in Kroll’s growth in Japan and the broader APAC region. Most recently, he relocated from Japan to Singapore to start and lead Kroll’s Japan Desk with a strategic focus on serving the growing needs of clients in what is now a dynamic strategic regional hub for the headquarters of numerous multinational enterprises. Mr. Sakaide specializes in due diligence, internal investigations, corporate security, and facility security consulting services. Earlier in his career, Mr. Sakaide provided security consulting services, including VIP protection, at international conventions and World Cup Soccer events in 2002, and worked as a cyber-terrorism researcher in Washington, D.C.

Alessandro (“Alex”) Volcic, Investigations and Disputes Practice, Moscow

Mr. Volcic has been with Kroll since 2004 and heads the Company’s Moscow office. During his tenure, he has worked throughout the EMEA region providing corporate and financial institutions with diverse services, including pre-transactional due diligence, market entry studies, internal corruption and bribery investigations, forensic accounting, and multi-jurisdictional asset traces. Mr. Volcic is fluent in English, Russian, German, Italian, and French, and has experience with on-the-ground assignments in Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Austria, Germany, other European countries, and in the Middle East. In 2011, Mr. Volcic left Kroll for one year to work as a member of BP PLC’s Fraud and Misconduct Investigations team, with a focus on the Caspian region. Prior to joining Kroll, Mr. Volcic worked in a public affairs consultancy, conducting research and lobbying activities. He has also worked at the European Parliament and taught Russian politics at the London School of Economics.

About Kroll:

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 50 offices across nearly 30 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. For more information visit www.kroll.com.

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