Shanghai, August 25, 2021 — Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint presented its brand new Shanghai office with an opening ceremony on August 2, 2021. BearingPoint relocated to a larger office to accommodate its growth in the region. The new office also serves as the headquarters in Asia Pacific.
Expanding its China practice is essential to BearingPoint’s Strategy 2025, as China is a core global market for its European clients looking to develop and grow in the region. BearingPoint said it had doubled its headcount in China during the first half of 2021 to support the accelerating growth in the country.
China represents one of the most important global markets for our European clients looking to develop and expand. We perform at scale and deliver the innovative services and IP our clients need, and in this context, we are expanding our Chinese practice. Congratulations and all the best to our friends and partners in Shanghai!
Kiumars Hamidian, Managing Partner of BearingPoint
The new office is located at Wheelock Square in the heart of Shanghai. At over 500 square meters, the space provides a pleasant and innovative working environment and modern facilities. The consultancy said it paves the way to solidify further BearingPoint’s position in China and Asia Pacific.
This is a spectacular milestone for BearingPoint China. We have achieved impressive success during the last eight years, and we believe there still lies tremendous potential ahead of us in the Chinese market. Expanding in Shanghai is a great opportunity for BearingPoint and we look forward to more talent joining us and writing an exciting new chapter with us.
Tunde Laleye, Partner and China General Manager of BearingPoint
BearingPoint said recruitment and retention are fundamental to its ambitious plans, and it will continue to focus on China.
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 government organizations. In addition, 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.
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