Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that John Bridges has joined the Company as a managing director in its Huron Analytics solutions practice. Bridges will help expand the Company’s offerings and Oracle services to the C-Suite, particularly the office of the chief financial officer.
“The office of the CFO is under tremendous pressure to drive out inefficiencies and reduce costs. Technologies such as cloud computing and business intelligence support the CFO’s efforts and also enable greater insight into their business,” said Jay M. Laabs, managing director, Huron Analytics. “John’s experience and knowledge in integrating strategic and operational plans as well as the financial close and reporting processes will strengthen Huron’s analytics offerings in a variety of industries including insurance, banking, capital markets, healthcare, and higher education.”
Bridges joins Huron from Oracle America Inc., where he served as regional leader for Financial Services. He has spent more than 15 years advising clients and architecting solutions that include Enterprise Resource Planning, Enterprise Performance Management, Business Intelligence and Analytic Solutions to the C-Suite at a variety of Fortune 500 clients.