KPMG International has acquired BrainNet, one of the world’s leading firms providing commercial and technical advice on matters concerning supply chain management. Both in the area of financial services as well as other sectors, BrainNet is considered a pioneer when it comes to strategic issues related to purchasing as well as logistics, production and R&D supply chains. The company has a global presence with some 300 employees at 14 sites in Europe, Asia, the USA and Latin America. As of 1 February 2013, BrainNet and its consultants are part of Management Consulting at KPMG in Switzerland.
“The range of services offered by KPMG and BrainNet complement each other ideally,” comments Marc Gössi, Head of Management Consulting at KPMG Switzerland. “They take us one big step closer to our goal of providing comprehensive management consulting services along the entire value chain. Now we can conduct even more complex transformation projects and that includes optimizing purchasing and the supply chain.” Christoph Wolleb, partner of BrainNet in Switzerland, is also convinced: “This merger is a clear answer to the demands of increasingly global markets, not only for large corporations but also for Swiss SMEs. The combination of our strategic and methodical experience as well as our technical and international expertise will benefit our clients considerably with regard to efficiency, capacity for innovation and competitiveness.”