RELEASE: Ankura Appoints Dana White to Lead Global Strategic Advisory Group

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RELEASE: Ankura Appoints Dana White to Lead Global Strategic Advisory Group

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NEW YORK, March 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Ankura Consulting Group, LLC ("Ankura"), a leading global advisory and expert services firm, today announced that Dana White, former Pentagon chief spokesperson for Secretary James Mattis , is the new business group leader of Ankura's global strategic advisory practice. Her work will consist of expanding the services of the group to promote the global growth of the company.

Dana has spent more than 20 years working in global business, media and government. She most recently served as director of communications for Hyundai Motor North America.

"I am delighted to welcome Dana to our leadership team. Her experience as a trusted advisor to top US government officials and high-level executives makes her uniquely qualified to lead and expand our strategic advisory group. global," said Kevin Lavin, CEO of Ankura Consulting Group. With experience in the US, Europe and Asia, Dana has worked at the nexus of business, media and government. She has managed and advised some of the world's top leaders at the biggest global events. Dana is the ideal candidate to advise and support clients navigating an increasingly complex and dynamic information and operating environment."

"I am delighted to join Ankura and work with Kevin and a team of highly-skilled experts to deliver cross-functional solutions that help clients identify, navigate and mitigate risks to their reputation and operations," said Dana White. "Over the past 20 years, I have had the privilege of working alongside some of the best leaders and policymakers in the world. With the strong support of our geopolitical experts at McLarty Associates and the other members of our Global Strategic Advisory team, I am sure that we will provide the foresight, insight and solutions customers need to stay agile in an ever-changing global environment."

Prior to Hyundai, Dana was Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs and Chief Spokesperson for the Pentagon under Secretary of Defense James Mattis. She was also responsible for strategic communications for all branches of the US Military, Combat Commands, and its senior military, civilian, and political leadership.

Dana was the Director of Strategic Policy and Communications for the Renault-Nissan Alliance in Paris, France, and a professional staff member of the US Senate Armed Services Committee under Senator John McCain.

She was an editorial writer for the Wall Street Journal, Taiwan country director at the Office of the Secretary of Defense, director of the Washington Round Table for Asia-Pacific Press at the Heritage Foundation, and a publicist at Fox News Channel in Washington. DC Dana began her career as Assistant Press Secretary in the United States House of Representatives Republican Conference.

He has a BA in East Asian Languages ​​and Civilizations from the University of Chicago. She studied at the Capital University of Economics and Business in Beijing and Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul.

About Ankura

Ankura Consulting Group, LLC is an independent global expert services and advisory firm providing comprehensive services and solutions to assist clients at critical inflection points related to conflict, crisis, performance, risk, strategy and transformation. The Ankura team consists of more than 1,800 professionals serving more than 3,000 clients in 55 countries who are leaders in their respective fields and areas of expertise. The Collaborative Lateral Thinking That Deliversᵀᴹ, hard-earned experience, expertise and multi-disciplinary capabilities deliver results and Ankura is unrivaled in its ability to help clients protect, create and recover value (Protect , Create, and Recover Valueᵀᴹ). For more information, visit

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