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Management and technology consultancy strengthens its Financial Services practice in the UK

London, 15 September 2015 — BearingPoint is announcing the appointment of new Partner Neil Whittaker, and additional strategic hires in its London office to create a best-in-class Financial Services consulting practice in the UK.

Neil is a business leader with a ‘hands on’ approach, carved from a military career and real world commercial experience gained through his roles leading blue chip Financial Services organisations and running successful Consulting businesses. Neil has a track record of leading, influencing and motivating people and teams to bring strategy to life, implement major change and deliver exceptional business results. Neil has an MBA from Cranfield University School of Management and Post Graduate Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

I am delighted to join a dynamic, forward-looking, successful and ambitious team in BearingPoint as a Partner. My new role allows me to bring my industry and consulting experience to bear in further developing BearingPoint’s financial services capabilities. Significant recent and future hires will create a best-in-class Financial Services consulting practice. It’s a hugely exciting time, and I look forward to working with both my own and BearingPoint’s existing clients as well as building new client relationships.

Neil Whittaker

BearingPoint capabilities span the world of banking, from new payment methods to financial regulations, from marketing to large-scale mergers and acquisitions. BearingPoint’s recent recruitment adds a wealth of knowledge and experience to the existing Financial Services team in the UK. The new team brings comprehensive capabilities including challenger banking, strategies, digital technologies, market entry and distribution.

BearingPoint has a strong team of banking specialists, helping our clients with everything from new payment methods to financial regulations, from digital transformation to large-scale mergers and acquisitions. I know Neil and the other new hires we are making will grow and expand our achievements in the financial services industry.

James Rodger, Regional Leader for UK and Ireland at BearingPoint

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 organisations. Our global consulting network of 9,700 people serves clients in more than 70 countries and engages with them for measurable results and long-lasting success.

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