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Anthony Rose Joins Marakon Management Consulting at Charles River Associates (CRA)

Banking Leader In Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management, And Treasury Strengthens Marakon’s Offering In The Financial Services Sector

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2015-- Charles River Associates (NASDAQ: CRAI), a worldwide leader in providing management, economic, and financial consulting services, today announced that Anthony Rose has joined Marakon, a management consulting practice at CRA. Mr. Rose’s background includes more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry where he has led financial, operational, and compliance areas.

“As we focus on growing Marakon’s management consulting offering in core sectors such as financial services, it is a pleasure to welcome Anthony Rose,” said CRA's President and Chief Executive Officer Paul Maleh.

Marakon Leader Mason Kissell added, “This is a critical time for the banking sector as it faces sweeping change. Anthony Rose’s deep sector experience makes him a great addition to the Marakon team, as we seek to marry extensive sector insight with our consulting capabilities in order to help clients successfully navigate an environment of regulatory and operational challenges.”

Within the banking industry, Mr. Rose’s areas of expertise include financial operations and reporting; audit, tax, and compliance; financial modeling and performance analytics; mergers and acquisitions; strategic alliances; regulation; and turnaround and crisis management. Most recently, he was a Senior Managing Director/Partner and Chief Financial Officer of the International Strategy & Investment Group (ISI Group). He managed and led the sale of ISI Group to Evercore Partners, including the transaction’s structure, financing, tax and legal concerns, and pre- and post-merger integration. Prior to the sale, he managed all financial, operational, and compliance activities for ISI Group.

Previously, he was a Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Equities Division at Credit Suisse where he managed all financial aspects of the business, with a particular focus on capital, funding, and liquidity management. Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr. Rose was head of Capital Management within Global Treasury at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and prior to that, he held positions of increasing responsibility in strategic planning and equity research, also at JPMorgan Chase & Co. Mr. Rose is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds the Series 27 (Financial and Operations Principal) and Series 7 designations. In addition to speaking at risk management and investment banking forums, he is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School. Mr. Rose holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Columbia Business School and a BS in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

About Marakon
Marakon specializes in strategy and helping CEOs and their leadership teams achieve winning performance and stronger organizations. Marakon has been working with business leaders for more than 30 years and has built a reputation for working with a client portfolio that has consistently outperformed its peers. Its consulting teams combine deep sector experience and functional knowledge. Marakon’s approach is underpinned by value creation as the common denominator for decision making, a rigorous process based on a deep set of facts, and the assessment of alternative strategies as a mechanism to build leadership team commitment to the best path forward. More information is available at http://www.marakon.com and on LinkedIn.

About Charles River Associates (CRA)
Charles River Associates® is a global consulting firm specializing in litigation, regulatory, financial, and management consulting. CRA advises clients on economic and financial matters pertaining to litigation and regulatory proceedings, and guides corporations through critical business strategy and performance-related issues. Since 1965, clients have engaged CRA for its unique combination of functional expertise and industry knowledge, and for its objective solutions to complex problems. Headquartered in Boston, CRA has offices throughout the world and is celebrating its 50th year anniversary in 2015. Detailed information about Charles River Associates, a registered trade name of CRA International, Inc., is available at http://www.crai.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

Source: Charles River Associates

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