The new Group General Counsel will focus on further developing
BearingPoint’s legal operations and the legal operating model for
expanding its global reach
AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/BearingPoint?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#BearingPointlt;/agt;–Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint
today announced the appointment of Andreas Schöpperle as its new Group
General Counsel. Mr. Schöpperle has more than 20 years of experience
across Europe, APAC and Africa, with extensive work in cross-border
commercial law. His expertise ranges from digital deliverables, software
licensing, SaaS and technology development to supply chain and sourcing
agreements, M&A and joint ventures, as well as business development
activities and legal operations. He has also deep expertise in
compliance and business ethics. Before joining BearingPoint, Mr.
Schöpperle acted as Associate General Counsel and Legal Director for
APAC and Emerging Markets at Boston Consulting Group, where he spent
nine years in total. He reports to Managing Partner Kiumars Hamidian.
Mr. Schöpperle succeeds Wolf Frenkel, who will remain with the firm as
Group Company Secretary, supporting both the management and supervisory
boards of BearingPoint. Among his many accomplishments, Mr. Frenkel made
significant contributions in the establishment of the firm’s governance
and the redesign of the Partnership. He played a key role in several M&A
transactions and joint venture activities, internal corporate
reorganizations, as well as many complex IP transactions with several of
BearingPoint’s largest and most influential clients and partners.
“We are delighted to welcome Andreas to BearingPoint. His experience on
a broad spectrum of international legal matters make him the perfect fit
to lead our legal team, especially now as we embark on our Strategy 2025
and expand our global reach,” said Managing Partner Kiumars Hamidian. “I
would also like to thank Wolf for his outstanding support over the last
ten years. His leadership of the legal and compliance team helped secure
the development and overriding success of our organization.”
“I am excited about taking on the challenges as the new Group General
Counsel of BearingPoint. BearingPoint is a great Partnership with an
important legacy, and I’m proud to be a part of it now. I look forward
to further developing the legal operations and the legal operating model
for expanding the global reach of BearingPoint,” said Andreas Schöpperle.
is an independent management and technology consultancy with European
roots and a global reach. The company operates in four units:
Consulting, Solutions, Business Services, and Ventures. Consulting
covers the advisory business; Solutions provides the tools for
successful digital transformation, advanced analytics and regulatory
requirements; Business Services provides managed services beyond SaaS;
Ventures drives the financing and development of start-ups.
BearingPoint’s clients include many of the world’s leading companies and
organizations. The firm has a global consulting network with more than
10,000 people and supports clients in over 75 countries, engaging with
them to achieve measurable and sustainable success.
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