Navigant (NYSE: NCI) announced today that Jon W. Harvey and F. Robert Pargac have joined Navigant’s Global Investigations and Compliance Practice. Harvey is a Managing Director and the leader for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region for the practice and is located in Navigant’s London office. Pargac is a Director in the New York office.
“We are thrilled that Jon and Robert have joined Navigant. They will bring their extensive industry knowledge to our global clients,” said Ellen Zimiles, Navigant’s Global Investigations and Compliance Practice Leader. “Both Jon and Robert have immense experience that will provide strategic direction to our team and provide significant benefit to our clients across the globe.”
Prior to joining Navigant, Harvey served as Executive Director of Ernst and Young’s Fraud Investigations and Disputes Services team delivering financial crime consulting services primarily in the financial services and government sectors. At Navigant, he will be responsible for providing strategic counsel and direction to organizations on matters related to financial economic crime, money laundering, terror financing, sanctions, bribery and compliance matters, and monitoring and investigations.
“The quality of the professionals, experience and expertise that Navigant brings to clients is well respected in the industry,” commented Harvey. “I’m excited to lead this team and continue to deliver on the commitments of Navigant’s Global Investigations and Compliance strategy in EMEA.”
Pargac brings over 15 years of risk management, compliance and governance experience to Navigant. He has assisted global financial institutions to address existential threats by leading crisis management teams in their efforts to convert deficient compliance, risk management, and governance programs into core competencies. Pargac held senior legal and compliance positions at BBVA, Sigue Corporation, and LibertadCard, among others.
“Navigant has a strong reputation for helping financial services companies address complex regulatory issues,” stated Pargac. “I am honored and look forward to working with this dynamic team of professionals. Advising financial institutions and helping to drive their risk-management strategies to achieve a competitive advantage will be a rewarding experience.”