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Solution Providers enters US market with the opening of a New York office

DUBENDORF, Switzerland, ZURICH, and NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solution Providers, one of the leading management consulting companies in the financial services industry, officially announces its entry into the US market. The expansion to the US delivers on the global strategic growth initiative of Solution Providers, with presence now in Europe, Asia and North America. Konrad Niggli, currently a Partner with Solution Providers Switzerland in reinsurance and insurance, will be responsible for building up the US practice. He will relocate to the US in 2014 and will assume the roles of Managing Director and Head of US.

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«The complexity of our clients' businesses is growing and as a result is requiring support on an international level, presenting us with an excellent opportunity to serve our clients with a truly global team», said Michael Gerber, Managing Partner and Group CEO of Solution Providers. «By strategically entering the US market we are building upon our long history of strengths in the financial services consulting», adds Konrad Niggli. With the addition of the US practice, Solution Providers is finally able to offer global consulting services to its reinsurance clients, complementing the established European and Asian reinsurance consulting teams. Over the course of 2014, the US practice will expand its service offering for clients in the insurance and banking industries, with the goal of serving all of the core industries of Solution Providers in 2015.

About Konrad Niggli
Konrad Niggli began his consulting career at Solution Providers in 2000. In 2011 he became Partner globally responsible for reinsurance clients. He supports the implementation of business strategies optimising the operative business. He has many years of experience in the areas of sales concepts of insurance and reinsurance, customer relationship management in reinsurance, process optimisation, post-merger integration, and complex project management.

Konrad Niggli received his master's degree in information and technology management at the University of St. Gallen/Switzerland (HSG) with a focus on information management (lic. oec. HSG). He is a graduate of the insurance industry forum «AssekuranzForum» at the Institute for Risk Management and Insurance at the University of St. Gallen/Switzerland.

About Solution Providers
Solution Providers is an internationally established management consulting company and a valued partner to many of the world's largest international financial services firms. Since its formation in 1996, Solution Providers has supported its clients at all stages of project management from the development of strategies and operational frameworks through technical implementation and handover, enabling its clients to generate added value for their businesses. Solution Providers distinguishes itself by the passion and involvement of its over 150 employees who represent more than 15 nationalities. The company has offices in Zurich, Hamburg, Singapore and New York.

Contact at Solution Providers
Michael Gerber, Managing Partner & Group CEO, Phone +41 44 802 2000, [email protected]
Solution Providers Schweiz AG, Neugutstrasse 89, CH-8600 Dubendorf/Zurich, www.solutionproviders.com

Konrad Niggli, Partner, Phone +1 212 252 2105, [email protected]
Solution Providers USA Inc., 1501 Broadway Floor 12, New York, NY US-10036, www.solutionproviders.com

Media Representative
Corin Ballhaus, Ballhaus Wording, Dolderstrasse 24, CH-8032 Zurich
Phone +41 43 818 58 10, [email protected]

The media release is also available for download on www.solutionproviders.com.

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