LISBON & AMSTERDAM - Thursday, September 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BearingPoint, one of Europe’s leading management and technology consultancies, has expanded its coverage with the establishment of a new presence in Portugal. With this step, BearingPoint aims to strengthen existing and develop new client relationships in Portugal and to further enhance its European footprint. Moreover, BearingPoint will be better positioned to address the demand of its international customers to provide local consulting services and talent in Portugal. BearingPoint’s business focus in Portugal will be on financial services and consumer industries across all service lines as well as for regulatory reporting solutions and advanced analytics.
The Lisbon office will be led by Manuel Lopes da Costa, who has a considerably high reputation in the consulting business, most recently he held the position as Advisory Leader at PwC for Portugal and all Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa. At his side as founding team members are André Santos Ferreira, a renowned Risk & Regulation expert in Financial Services and Pedro Antonio Duarte, the former CIO for Barclays Bank in Iberia. With this leadership team, BearingPoint plans to ramp up a sustainable presence in Portugal and gain market share in Portugal and all Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa (Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Cabo Verde, São Tomé and Príncipe).
Peter Mockler, Managing Partner of BearingPoint, states: “The entry into Portugal is a major milestone for BearingPoint. This will enable us to use our experience as a leading European firm with global reach to contribute to the solution of key challenges that our Portuguese and European clients face.”
Manuel Lopes da Costa states: “The objective is to leverage BearingPoint’s successful European services and cutting-edge solutions for our clients in Portugal. This includes, for example, the RegTech products for financial services clients, as well as logistics offerings for consumer business companies. I am committed to deliver the best services to our clients and to expand our presence in Portugal according to their growing demands.”
BearingPoint is now locally present in 22 countries.
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