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Ekta Singh-Bushell Elected to Huron Board of Directors

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global professional services firm Huron (NASDAQ: HURN), today announced
that Ekta Singh-Bushell was elected to Huron’s board
of directors
by Huron’s shareholders at its annual meeting on May 3,
2019. Ms. Singh-Bushell’s addition to the board continues the company’s
multi-year board refresh process to ensure the board has a diverse mix
of knowledge, skills and business acumen to evaluate and support the
company’s strategy going forward.

“We are pleased to welcome Ekta to Huron’s board of directors,” said John
McCartney
, non-executive chairman of the Huron board. “Ekta’s unique
experience leading global teams and helping clients navigate disruption
through digital strategy, technology implementation and cybersecurity
initiatives will be invaluable as Huron continues to grow its technology
capabilities as part of its strategic evolution.”

Ms. Singh-Bushell has more than 25 years of experience in diverse global
management, financial auditing, and digital and technology
implementation. She currently serves on the board of directors at TTEC
Holdings, Inc., Datatec Limited, Net1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. and DSW
Inc. Additionally, she is a strategic board advisor for DecisionGPS, LLC.

“I’m delighted to join Huron’s board of directors,” said Ms.
Singh-Bushell. “It is an exciting time at Huron, and I look forward to
working with the board and management team to support the organization
as Huron continues its strategic transformation.”

Ms. Singh-Bushell previously served as Chief Operating Officer,
Executive Office at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York where she was
responsible for overseeing and supporting the organization’s strategic,
financial and operational performance. Prior to her work at the Federal
Reserve Bank of New York, she held several senior partner roles at EY,
including Global Information Security Officer and U.S. Digital Strategy
Leader, and led transformations of companies across multiple industries
through technological and digital change.

Ms. Singh-Bushell holds a Master of Engineering in Electrical
Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California,
Berkeley, a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Poona, India
and is a certified public accountant (CPA). She also holds advanced
international certifications in governance, information systems security
and audit.

ABOUT HURON

Huron is a global consultancy that helps our clients drive growth,
enhance performance and sustain leadership in the markets they serve. We
partner with them to develop strategies and implement solutions that
enable the transformative change our clients need to own their future.
Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.

Statements in this press release that are not historical in nature,
including those concerning the company’s current expectations about its
future requirements and needs, are “forward-looking” statements as
defined in Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended, and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Forward-looking statements are identified by words such as “may,”
“should,” “expects,” “provides,” “anticipates,” “assumes,” “can,”
“will,” “meets,” “could,” “likely,” “intends,” “might,” “predicts,”
“seeks,” “would,” “believes,” “estimates,” “plans,” “continues,” or
“outlook” or similar expressions. These forward-looking statements
reflect our current expectations about our future requirements and
needs, results, levels of activity, performance, or achievements. Some
of the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from
the forward-looking statements contained herein include, without
limitation: failure to achieve expected utilization rates, billing rates
and the number of revenue-generating professionals; inability to expand
or adjust our service offerings in response to market demands; our
dependence on renewal of client-based services; dependence on new
business and retention of current clients and qualified personnel;
failure to maintain third-party provider relationships and strategic
alliances; inability to license technology to and from third parties;
the impairment of goodwill; various factors related to income and other
taxes; difficulties in successfully integrating the businesses we
acquire and achieving expected benefits from such acquisitions; risks
relating to privacy, information security, and related laws and
standards; and a general downturn in market conditions. These
forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties, and other factors, including, among others, those
described under “Item 1A. Risk Factors” in Huron’s Annual Report on Form
10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018, that may cause actual
results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to be
materially different from any anticipated results, levels of activity,
performance, or achievements expressed or implied by these
forward-looking statements. The company disclaims any obligation to
update or revise any forward-looking statements as a result of new
information or future events, or for any other reason.

Contacts

MEDIA CONTACT
Sarah McHugh
312-880-2624
[email protected]

INVESTOR CONTACT
John D. Kelly
312-583-8722
[email protected]

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