Susan Donofrio
Susan Donofrio

FTI Consulting has added Susan Donofrio, Angelo Thalassinos and Brian Waldman to its strategic communications unit to bolster its expertise in the airline and restructuring categories.

Donofrio, who has more than 20 years of experience in the airline business, joins from Macquarie Holdings, where she was a senior equity research analyst focused on the aerospace, air freight and online travel industry sectors.

Earlier, she was IR chief at Hawaiian Airlines and lead IR consultant at CIT Aerospace.

Thalassinos, a restructuring expert, will work with cross-segment teams to develop and execute multi-stakeholder communications strategies that promote business continuity and maximize value for in- and out-of-court restructuring scenarios.

He was at Reorg Research, Inc., where he led distressed debt and restructuring coverage in the Americas focusing on Chapter 11 bankruptcies and related state and federal litigation.

Waldman was senior VP at Teneo and a member of its strategy & communications unit concentrating on M&As, crisis response and investor engagement.

He joins FTI's special situations and financial communications teams.

The trio takes the managing director title and is based in New York.