Kroll Announces Appointment of William C. Nugent as Regional Managing Director, Investigations & Disputes, North America

NEW YORK--()--Kroll (“Kroll Advisory” or “the Company”), a global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions, today announced that William C. Nugent has been appointed Regional Managing Director, Investigations & Disputes for North America, effective immediately. Most recently, Nugent served as a Senior Managing Director in charge of Kroll’s Philadelphia, PA office, where he manages a wide variety of domestic and international assignments on behalf of governments, corporations, law firms and individuals.

“Bill’s appointment marks another exciting step forward for Kroll”

“Bill’s appointment marks another exciting step forward for Kroll,” said David Fontaine, Chief Executive Officer of Corporate Risk Holdings, Kroll’s parent company. “Bill is a seasoned veteran with more than 17 years of experience at Kroll. Throughout his tenure, Bill has demonstrated his subject matter expertise and led complex and high-profile investigations for a variety of public and private clients. Bill has done an outstanding job overseeing and growing Kroll’s Philadelphia-based regional practice, and helping Kroll attain its reputation as the global leader in corporate investigations and risk management solutions. I know that Bill will bring the same level of commitment, focus and leadership to his expanded role.”

Mr. Nugent said, “I am honored to be part of Kroll’s great leadership team as we enter this next chapter in our history. For more than 40 years, our team of investigative professionals has helped our clients to address and solve critical business challenges. Our future has never been brighter, and I look forward to working with my colleagues across the globe as we strive to build on our distinguished history of delivering exceptional service and solutions to our clients.”

With nearly 25 years of investigative and law enforcement experience, Nugent is an expert in conducting and managing complex and sensitive investigations.

Prior to joining Kroll, Nugent served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for more than seven years, three of which were with the Organized Crime Strike Force, where he investigated and prosecuted a wide variety of federal criminal cases, including economic and violent crimes, racketeering (RICO), money laundering, narcotics trafficking and civil rights violations. Previously, Nugent was a litigation attorney in the Philadelphia office of Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen handling white collar criminal defense and civil fraud cases.

Nugent received a J.D. from Rutgers-Camden School of Law, where he served on the Rutgers Law Review, and a B.A. from Duke University. He is admitted to the legal practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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

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