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BearingPoint Promotes 13 New Partners Across Europe

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Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint announced today that it has internally promoted 13 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.

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Kiumars Hamidian, Managing Partner at BearingPoint, said: “It is a real pleasure welcoming 13 new Partners to our Partner-led firm. All of our new Partners have reached this important milestone based on their exceptional abilities, deep industry expertise, and their outstanding commitment to serving our clients. Promoting them is a demonstration of the success of our business, and it reflects our ambition manifested in our Strategy 2025.”

The new Partners at a glance:

Bjorn Ahlgren
Office: Stockholm/Sweden
With BearingPoint since: 2008
Education: Master’s in Industrial Economics
Business focus: Consumer goods and retail

“My ambition is to grow the Consumer Goods and Retail practice and strengthen the BearingPoint market footprint.”

Jan-Peter Baas
Office: Frankfurt/Germany
With BearingPoint since: 2004
Education: University of Applied Sciences, degree in Computer Sciences
Business focus: Government and public sector, specialized in IT architecture and software development

“I am looking forward to strengthening technical consulting and connecting business and IT in order to make innovative, technical solutions easier and more quickly accessible for the business success of our clients.”

Thomas Bagley
Office: Oslo/Norway
With BearingPoint since: 2018
Education: Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering and Master’s in Management
Business focus: M&A, cross-industry

“As Partner and head of M&A within BearingPoint Capital, I look forward to continuing to execute on the plan to become the preferred M&A advisor within the technology and software space in Europe.”

Franck Charlouty
Office: Paris/France
With BearingPoint since: 2004
Education: Civil Engineering degree
Business focus: Utilities - electricity / gas

“With climate change, utilities all around the world are facing unprecedented transformations and challenges. Thanks to more than 20 years of experience in the industry, my ambition is to help my French clients tackle those transformations and succeed in their goal to deliver more climate-friendly energy.”

Séverin de Crémiers
Office: Paris/France
With BearingPoint since: 2005
Education: Institute of Political Studies of Paris
Business focus: Government and public sector, Ministries of Economy, Ecology, Agriculture and Education

“With this new role as Partner, I aim to further assist public organizations in their journey toward more citizen-centric, resilient, and agile ways of delivering public services with a strong focus on the well-being of public servants.”

Sven Gerhardus
Office: Dusseldorf/Germany
With BearingPoint since: 2011
Education: Master’s in Business Administration
Business focus: Insurance with specific expertise in customer management (marketing, sales, service) and Salesforce and BSI CRM implementation

“As a Partner, I am committed to supporting our insurance industry clients in their transformation towards customer-centricity. Together with our technology partners, we optimize the customer experience of insurers. I will do everything to further strengthen the position of BearingPoint as the top address for management consulting.”

Annekatrin Mohr
Office: Frankfurt/Germany
With BearingPoint since: 2018
Education: Master’s in Political Sciences
Business focus: Digital customer management solutions for clients from the consumer goods and retail industry

“I aim to deliver innovative and data-driven customer engagement solutions to clients in the consumer goods and retail industry. I am passionate about taking customer-centricity to the next level by combining different perspectives: a solid business sense, organizational development, and future-proof technology.”

Paul Monnier
Office: Paris/France
With BearingPoint since: 2007
Education: National School of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics of Grenoble
Business focus: Technology, specialized in IT Infrastructure and operations advisory; leader of the cloud and IT sourcing community

“I will develop our CTO advisory and cybersecurity services, in particular by helping IT leaders benefit from market innovations impacting IT infrastructure and operations such as edge computing, AI operations, and sovereign cloud while keeping IT Infrastructure services resilient and secured.”

Alexander Odenthal
Office: Dusseldorf/Germany
With BearingPoint since: 2005
Education: CBS – Cologne Business School
Business focus: Finance transformation and corporate treasury

“My team and I will continue helping our clients to streamline treasury processes, facilitating efficient management of cash and liquidity as well as the identification, measurement, and mitigation of financial risk.”

Christian Opitz
Office: Frankfurt/Germany
With BearingPoint since: 2008
Education: Master’s in Business Administration and Master’s in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Business focus: Cross-industry with a strong footprint in the consumer goods industries; specific expertise in combining management consulting projects with large ERP and process transformation programs

“As a Partner in our operations practice, my objective remains to combine management and IT consulting expertise to support clients end to end along their journeys to transform, optimize, and digitalize their processes. In particular, I am passionate about developing future-oriented integrated business planning concepts helping our clients to lower operations costs and risks to succeed in the volatile business environment.”

Stefan Savu
Office: Walldorf/Germany
With BearingPoint since: 2006
Education: Master’s in Business Information Technology
Business focus: Chemicals, life science and resources; specialized in logistics and large-scale SAP transformation projects

“My focus as a Partner in our Chemicals, Life Science and Resources segment is on the transformation of the supply chain of our clients. Throughout the years, I gained experience in the specialties of the life science industry and extended my area of expertise in warehousing and transportation with the associated areas of inbound and outbound logistics in combination with new technologies like SAP S/4HANA, RPA, and IoT. Here I am responsible for the design, development, and implementation of strategic, large-scale, global transformation programs, post-merger integrations, and divestiture projects.”

Manuel Schuler
Office: Frankfurt/Germany
With BearingPoint since: 2007
Education: Master's in Business Administration, International Business Development
Business focus: Digital and Strategy topics in the automotive industry with a specific focus on digital services, connectivity, new business models and customer experience

“My ambition is to guide our automotive clients through the challenges and disruptions of the digital transformation, re-invent their business models together with them and help them master the digital play.”

Melanie Tobler
Office: Munich/Germany
With BearingPoint since: 2007
Education: Master’s in International Management
Business focus: Leading and supporting large-scale SAP transformation programs in the automotive industry with a specific focus on preseries, logistics, and finance integration

“I am passionate about making people and projects successful! I am especially looking forward to leading our teams in accompanying our automotive clients to reach their next milestones in digitalization and process automation in the area of operations and the integration of finance and vehicle development.”

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. 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

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

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