• Service: Advisory, Consulting
  • Type: Press release
  • Date: 2/5/2013

KPMG acquires BrainNet with the aim of playing a leading role in the structuring of global value chains 

KPMG has acquired BrainNet, one of the world’s leading consulting firms in the area of purchasing and supply chain management. As of 1 February 2013, BrainNet became part of Management Consulting at KPMG in Switzerland.

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.”


Andreas Hammer

Andreas Hammer

Director, Head of Corporate Communications

+41 58 249 55 71

Supply Chain Management & Procurement

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With the increasing complexity and interconnectedness of the world economy, more adaptable and agile value chains are becoming a critical factor for long-term success.
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