Synpulse Associate Partner Andreas Wenger joins IMTF in Singapore

10 January 2018 Authored by Consultancy.asia

Andreas Wenger, an Associate Partner at management consulting firm Synpulse, has left the firm to become the new Asia Pacific General Manager of regulatory technology firm IMTF. Wenger has been tasked with expanding IMTF’s position in the region's rapidly growing RegTech market. 

For the last six and half years, Andreas Wenger has been working in Singapore for Synpulse, a Swiss-origin international consulting boutique specialised in the financial services industry. Founded in 1996, Synpulse is led by Christoph Nützenadel (CEO since July 2015) and a team of eleven others partners, and operates with hubs in Europe, Asia and the US.* Wenger joined the consulting firm in 2010 in Switzerland, after which he relocated to Singapore the following year. 

In the country, he gained extensive experience in the financial sector, supporting banks, asset managers, and insurance companies with management consulting and digital transformation services. Wenger started his career with AWK Group, a Swiss IT consultancy firm, after graduating from the University of Zurich.

Andreas Wenger, General Manager APAC

At IMTF, Wenger will lead the company’s growth ambitions in Asia Pacific. Financial services specialist IMTF develops, markets and implements professional software applications for the automation of key business processes in the areas of Client Onboarding & Lifecycle Management, Secure Document Management, AML / Tax / Brokerage Compliance and Fraud Prevention. The company is headquartered in Switzerland and has further subsidiaries in Europe, Middle-East, North Africa and APAC. 

“Institutions wishing to maintain a competitive edge will need to invest in innovative (Regulatory) technology to both assure new and ongoing client relations, as well as keep up with changing regulations. Our ambition is to support APAC financial institutions of all types to enhance their digital propositions and client experience,” said Mark Büsser, President of IMTF, adding that Wenger will play an “instrumental role” in realising the goal. “Andreas has acquired a deep understanding of the actual challenges faced by banks operating in this region.” 

Wenger will centre his activities on meeting the expanding customer demand for IMTF’s flagship solution ICOS/2. The modular Client Life Cycle Management solution (ICOS/2) covers according to the firm all KYC, Onboarding and Life Cycle requirements, end-to-end, from intuitive and guided capturing and compliance and formalities to interfacing with core banking systems, case management and approval workflow.

* Synpulse has over 300 employees working from offices in Zurich, Geneva, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, London, Singapore, Hong Kong and New York.

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