BearingPoint progresses its international expansion and ‘One Firm’ agenda

London, January 21, 2014 - Richard Gartside takes on the role of firm-wide Human Resources Director at the international management and technology consulting firm BearingPoint ( With more than 20 years’ experience in Human Resources, he joins BearingPoint from the infrastructure services company Balfour Beatty Group and was previously HR Director at Ernst & Young responsible for the EMEIA region (Europe, Middle East, India, Africa). With the appointment of Richard Gartside and a firm-wide HR team fully dedicated to firm-wide activities, BearingPoint can progress its international expansion and ‘One Firm’ agenda. BearingPoint’s new HR Director will operate from the London office.

“With Richard Gartside dedicated to our firm-wide Human Resources strategy, we can further expand our practice for our clients and our people on an international basis. As a European consultancy with a global reach, we aim to combine the different cultural and professional capabilities available in the firm to unlock potential in our clients. Richard has long-term experience and a good of the challenges of working in a multicultural environment, and will advance our international strategy on the HR side”, says Peter Mockler, Managing Partner BearingPoint.

„BearingPoint with its many cross-country projects and clients, its high regard for cross-border teaming and its international strategy for growth offers exciting challenges in HR. I am very pleased I can use my skills and experience to support their global Human Resources agenda“, says Richard Gartside.

About BearingPoint

BearingPoint consultants understand that the world of business changes constantly and that the resulting complexities demand intelligent and adaptive solutions. Our clients, whether in commercial or financial industries or in government, experience real results when they work with us. We combine industry, operational and technology skills with relevant proprietary and other assets in order to tailor solutions for each client’s individual challenges. This adaptive approach is at the heart of our culture and has led to long-standing relationships with many of the world’s leading companies and organizations. Our 3350 people, together with our global consulting network serve clients in more than 70 countries and engage with them for measurable results and long-lasting success.

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