According to FD, there are no current plans to fill this position.
Kelly's career with FD (then Financial Dynamics) began in 2002, when he became US CEO after his firm, Gallagher & Kelly, launched in 1999, was acquired by FD. In July 2003, he led the firm's management buyout from Cordiant. FD was acquired by FTI Consulting in September 2006, a deal that Kelly and FD group chief executive Charles Watson led. Chief integration officer since August 2008, Kelly was responsible for the ongoing integration of the company's businesses around the world, as well as the business' corporate strategy, global client relationship management, global business development, and its marketing and communications initiatives. As FD chairman, he oversaw offices through North America as well as the firm's South American offices in Bogota, Colombia and Panama City.