Business Wire

BearingPoint Welcomes 11 New Partners

Share

Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint announced today that it has promoted 11 new Partners across Europe. The promotions underline the firm's ongoing success and growth and the ambitions defined in its Strategy 2025: put people in the center, outperform the market every year, and be in the top three in chosen areas of expertise.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200701005095/en/

Kiumars Hamidian, Managing Partner at BearingPoint (Photo: Business Wire)

Kiumars Hamidian, Managing Partner at BearingPoint (Photo: Business Wire)

Kiumars Hamidian, Managing Partner at BearingPoint, said, "It is a real pleasure welcoming 11 new Partners to our Partner-led firm. These promotions move us forward along our Strategy 2025. We help our people develop professionally and are building a firm that will stand strong for future generations. Even in these difficult times, we strongly believe in taking a long-term view. All of our new Partners worked hard to achieve this milestone in their career, and all of them will contribute shaping our future and creating value for our clients."

The new Partners at a glance:

Vebjørn Axelsen
Office: Oslo/Norway
With BearingPoint since: 2007
Education: Master's in Computer Science with specialization in artificial intelligence and algorithms
Areas of responsibility: Advanced Analytics and AI in Norway

"My objective is to deliver on the promise of data-driven analytics as an essential component of business improvement across industries."

Jean-Charles Chevalier
Office: Paris/France
With BearingPoint since: 2008
Education: Master's in International Finance
Areas of responsibility: co-lead of the Business Strategy offerings with a focus on M&A in France

"My objective is to strengthen and accelerate the development of our Business Strategy and Transformation activities and promote our offerings related to M&A. I will also have the responsibility for the account management of Accor."

Tomas Chroust
Office: Zurich/Switzerland
With BearingPoint since: 2008
Education: Master's in international economic and business studies
Areas of responsibility: cross-industry Technology Partner, Head for Data & Analytics / Artificial Intelligence in the region Germany/Switzerland/Austria.

"My focus is on the conception, design and implementation of technology-driven digital transformation. My view is: If you really want to do something, you will find a way."

Chrystel Dierking
Office: Paris/France
With BearingPoint since: 2014
Education: Master's in International Finance
Areas of responsibility: Finance & Regulations

"I'm aiming to transform the Financial function for our clients towards CFO 4.0 and develop assets and IP for their performance management area. We have a strong focus on accelerating new ways of working, putting people transformation at the heart of each project."

Moritz Kauder
Office: Frankfurt/Germany
With BearingPoint since: 2005
Education: Master's in Business Informatics
Areas of responsibility: Technology with a focus on process automation & digitalization, robotization and operational excellence.

“With our Operations 4.0 approach we help our clients to make their operating models more efficient and agile, less expensive and fit for future by seizing technology.”

Patrick Kirchhof
Office: Dusseldorf/Germany
With BearingPoint since: 2010
Education: Doctoral degree in Economics, Master's in Business and Information Technology
Areas of responsibility: Operations in the Automotive segment

"As a Partner in our Automotive Industry segment, I will continue to advise and support our clients on their digital transformation journey with a focus on operations. I am passionate about both innovation itself and the process of bringing it to life. Beyond that, I drive the creation and project delivery of our in-house IP-asset' Factory Navigator' designed to accelerate our clients' digitalization initiatives and optimize their production and logistics performance."

Anna Kremer
Office: Zurich/Switzerland
With BearingPoint since: 2019
Education: Master's in Business Administration
Areas of responsibility: Finance & Regulations

"I am looking forward to this great opportunity to deepen our footprint for CFO services in Switzerland. We will focus, on the one hand, on extending our SAP backbone for Accounting, Controlling, Reporting, Planning and Consolidation. On the other hand, we will be highly engaged to extend our CFO 4.0 approach, which will enable our clients to transform their Finance departments into an innovative and digitalized business partner role."

Andreas Mitter
Office: Vienna/Austria
With BearingPoint since: 2006
Education: Master's in Internet Technology & Management
Areas of responsibility: Agile Advisory and Agile Software Engineering

"As a Partner, I will do everything I can to continue to make BearingPoint the top address for management consulting and the best consultancy for Agile Transformation and Coaching."

Thomas Pinel
Office: Paris/France
With BearingPoint since: 2000
Education: Master's in engineering, and Master's in Business Administration
Areas of responsibility: development of our Salesforce activities

"I am looking forward to accelerating the digital transformation of our clients in a challenging business context."

Janice Spindler
Office: Paris/France
With BearingPoint since: 2005
Education: Master's in Technology and Management (Hons.)
Areas of responsibility: consumer goods and retail with focus on fashion-luxury accounts

"As a Partner, I am committed to supporting our retail industry clients in their fast and efficient move towards unified commerce. I am dedicated to advancing our retail ecosystem, leveraging our technology partners and best-in-class consultants."

Reto Tomasini
Office: Zurich/Switzerland
With BearingPoint since: 2010
Education: Master's in Developmental Biology
Areas of responsibility: IEM (Industrial Equipment and Manufacturing) in Switzerland

"I aim for excellence in execution and client satisfaction, leading to long-term, mutually successful business relationships. Our manufacturing advisory in Switzerland focuses on business and IT transformations, areas of innovation within Industry 4.0, IoT and Digital Twins, as well as the promotion of our own smart software solutions and business services."

About BearingPoint

BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach. The company operates in three business units: The first unit covers the advisory business with a clear focus on five key areas to drive growth across all regions. The second unit provides IP-driven managed services beyond SaaS and offers business critical services to its clients supporting their business success. The third unit provides the software for successful digital transformation and regulatory requirements. It is also designed to explore innovative business models with clients and partners by driving the financing and development of start-ups and leveraging ecosystems.

BearingPoint's clients include many of the world's leading companies and organizations. The firm has a global consulting network with more than 10,000 people and supports clients in over 70 countries, engaging with them to achieve measurable and sustainable success.

For more information, please visit:

Homepage: www.bearingpoint.com
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/bearingpoint
Twitter: @BearingPoint

Contact information

Alexander Bock
Global Manager Communications
Telephone: +49 89 540338029
E-Mail: alexander.bock@bearingpoint.com

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire



Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Shin-Etsu Chemical Has Developed an Epoch-making Type of Molding Silicone Rubber That Does Not Require Post Cure28.9.2020 08:00:00 CESTPress release

In addition to its already being marketed liquid silicone rubber form, Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Tokyo, President, Yasuhiko Saitoh) has now developed a molding silicone rubber that also does not require post cure in its millable form. Shin-Etsu is the first in the industry to have developed a millable (high consistency) type* of silicone rubber that does not require a post cure. Shin-Etsu succeeded in developing this breakthrough product by making use of the unique technology that Shin-Etsu Chemical has cultivated over a long period of years. In the existing molding method for millable-type silicone rubber, after the initial press cure of the silicone molding is performed, a post cure is carried out in order to drive off the residues that are left within the molded product as a result of the vulcanization agent used in rubber molding as well as the low-molecular siloxane. Compared to the existing product, the new silicone rubber molding product that Shin-Etsu has devel

NTT Com Demonstration Test to Link GAIA-X Platform’s “IDS Connector” Technology and SDPF Based on Data Trust ®28.9.2020 08:00:00 CESTPress release

NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (TOKYO:9432), announced today that beginning October 1 it will collaborate with the International Data Spaces Association (IDSA)1 in a demonstration test as the first phase of contributing to the development of a secure, global data-management platform2 that assures interoperability between data platforms built and managed in countries worldwide. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200927005006/en/ The test environment image (Graphic: Business Wire) The test environment for sharing highly confidential data securely will include IDS Connectors3, the core technology of GAIA-X4, a federated data infrastructure for Europe, and NTT Com’s Things Cloud® IoT platform and Smart Data Platform (SDPF)5, the later incorporating Data Trust®6 policies. The demonstration, in addition to assessing the practica

US-Cable Operator Armstrong Turns To Verimatrix To Streamline & Secure VOD Launch28.9.2020 07:15:00 CESTPress release

Regulatory News: Verimatrix, (Paris:VMX) (Euronext Paris: VMX), the leader in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, today announced that Butler, Pennsylvania-based Armstrong, a leading U.S. cable company offering service in more than 469 zip codes, deployed the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™). Founded 74-years ago, Armstrong is committed to securely offering a wide array of popular streaming options for its large customer base. Armstrong recently incorporated a more sophisticated TiVo platform into its set-top boxes in order to remain at the cutting-edge of technological changes in the television industry. In order to make the transition worthwhile, the company required a high-quality, easy-to-integrate encryption solution that would allow it to offer as many streaming options – and it selected the Verimatrix VCAS solution. “Their high-level anti-piracy software is widely accepted by content owners, something other encryption services simp

Spirit of Wipro Run Brings Together Thousands of Participants Globally27.9.2020 08:52:00 CESTPress release

Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today organized the 15th edition of the ‘Spirit of Wipro’ (SOW) Run globally with thousands of participants across 35 countries, running separately, yet together in spirit, at a time of their choosing. The theme for this year’s Run was “United. Unstoppable”, which celebrated camaraderie, resilience and a shared sense of community among several thousands of Wipro employees, their friends and families, alumni, customers, partners and suppliers. The SOW Run is an annual, global tradition at Wipro and has been held every year since its inception. This year too, the Run was organized on schedule despite the pandemic induced constraints. The runners strictly adhered to the local COVID-19 guidelines and safety protocols in various countries while participating in the event. Commenting on the Run, Thierry Delaporte, Chief Executive Officer and Managing

BCG Collaborates with Tencent Marketing Insight to Release 2020 BCG x Tencent Digital Luxury Report25.9.2020 12:21:00 CESTPress release

Since early 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic broke out worldwide, the luxury market has been hit hard and is expected to decline 25% to 45% compared to the previous year. The Chinese luxury market, however, which has benefitted from successful domestic control of the pandemic and has taken the lead in recovery against a depressed global market environment, is forecast to grow from 20% to 30% in the whole year of 2020. Thanks to its stunning market performance, China has become the main battleground of each major luxury brand. In was in this environment that Boston Consulting Group (BCG) joined hands with Tencent Marketing Insight (TMI) to release the 2020 BCG x Tencent Digital Luxury Report, drawing on deep insights into post COVID-19 trends in the luxury market and consumers based on BCG and TMI’s quantitative consumer research and industry experience, as well as TMI’s marketing and big data capabilities. Crystal Hao, Managing Director & Partner of BCG said, “The luxury market in China

U.S. MRTP Authorization Pathway Explored in PMI’s Latest Scientific Update25.9.2020 12:15:00 CESTPress release

Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE: PM) has released the 11th edition of its Scientific Update, a regularly issued publication on its research efforts to develop and scientifically assess a range of smoke-free alternatives to cigarettes. The latest edition features an overview of the historic decision made by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to authorize the marketing of the IQOS Tobacco Heating System with reduced exposure information. The Scientific Update explains the various MRTP decisions under U.S. law; the steps, processes, and timeline PMI undertook; and the ongoing post-market surveillance and studies that will monitor the impact of the orders on consumer perceptions, behavior, and health. “The FDA undertook a scientific and regulatory evaluation of IQOS and determined that it is ‘appropriate for the promotion of public health’” said Dr. Gizelle Baker, director of Global Scientific Engagement at PMI. “In this edition of our Scientific Update, we describe how th

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom