June 30, 2011 12:11 ET

BearingPoint Appoints Six New Partners

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - June 30, 2011) - With effect from July 1st 2011, management and technology consultancy BearingPoint ( announces the admission of six new partners to the firm. Thus, BearingPoint broadens its partnership up to 138 members at present.

The newly appointed partners are: Elisabeth Denner, Axelle Paquer and Jérôme Martin (France), Christian Bruck (Austria), Stefan Lauritzen (Germany) and Alexander Zuzukin (Russia).

"I am excited to announce the admission of six new partners and the expansion of our partnership. This is a major step for our firm, both on a national and international basis", says Peter Mockler, Managing Partner at BearingPoint. "All of them have applied best thinking to create real client value. They have long term experience and excellent know how in combination with the right portion of entrepreneurial thinking. The new team will successfully expand and push our consulting services – for our clients and our firm."

Two years ago, the European management of the profitable BearingPoint EMEA Practice bought its own firm via management buy-out. By admitting six new partners, BearingPoint continues to strengthen its position as an independent consultancy.

About the New Partners

Christian Bruck, age 42, has a diploma in banking and has been with BearingPoint since 1998. He is responsible for the firm-wide Payments Consulting. Bruck has long-time experience in the Banking and Insurance segment, being renowned as one of the experts for Transaction Banking and SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area).

Elisabeth Denner, 36 years old, graduate from the Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Grenoble, has been with BearingPoint since 2002. She is supervising projects on organisational issues, process reorganisation and information systems implementation. Appointed partner in the Financial Service Department, she will be responsible for business transformation, reorganisations and optimisation of financial and administrative processes.

Stefan Lauritzen, age 45, has started his career at TÜV group (MOT) and SAP AG. In 1998, he joined BearingPoint. Lauritzen has long-time experience as a leader of data centres, SAP CCC Director and CIO focussing on IT Management Consulting, IT Strategy and Information Management.

Jérôme Martin, 39 years old, has graduated from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications de Bretagne. After 7 years in New York, he joined BearingPoint in Paris, where he works with the IT management to assist in transformation programmes, interacting with General Management, CFO and Human Resources. He is now partner in the IT Consulting team.

Axelle Paquer, age 38, graduate from Sciences Po Paris, has been with BearingPoint since 2002. She is supervising projects in the Public Sector on organisational issues, process reorganisation and change management. Additionally, she teaches Change Management at Sciences Po. Appointed partner, she will be responsible for transformation projects in the Public Sector department.

Alexander Zuzukin, 39 years old, joined BearingPoint in 2007. Zuzukin is focused on Consumer Markets, Chemicals and multinational companies and specialized in Finance and SCM transformation as well as IT enablement. Zuzukin is an expert in Oracle Advisory and a leader of the Oracle Advisory Service Line in Russia.

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About BearingPoint

BearingPoint delivers business consulting with management and technology capabilities. As an independent firm with European roots and global reach BearingPoint serves leading companies and public sector organisations world-wide to align and optimise processes, IT and operating models with business strategy. Driven by a strong entrepreneurial mindset and desire to create long-term partnerships, BearingPoint's consultants are committed to delivering excellence and value to their clients. The firm's approach to working with clients is highly collaborative and designed to improve business performance, from strategy through to execution. BearingPoint currently employs 3,200 people in 15 countries.

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