Johannes Hennekeuser joins IMTF group

Givisiez, 01.03.2018

Johannes Hennekeuser joins IMTF group as Head of digitrans and Member of the Executive Board to reinforce IMTF’s focus and presence of the ICOS/2 platform in key European markets.

Johannes is a seasoned manager and brings over twenty-year experience in the Finance Industry.

Johannes held key leadership positions at AdNovum, Credit Suisse, Sun Microsystems and IBM.

Thanks to his extensive knowledge acquired in Germany, the USA, and Switzerland, Johannes effectively bridges the gap between IT and Business to support firms reach higher levels of efficiency.

 

 “With his deep technological and industry expertise, Johannes will have an influential role in supporting Financial Service Providers in their digital transformation with our RegTech solutions” – Mark Büsser, CEO, IMTF group

Johannes is not only passionate about Regulatory Technology, but also about defining transformative strategies and structured approaches to support individuals, teams, and organizations to achieve the desired business outcome.

“Digitalization is disrupting business models everywhere. As a technology enthusiast I see the opportunities that this brings. The challenge, however, is not only technical but much rather in changing people and organizations.” – Johannes Hennekeuser

Johannes holds a masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Heidelberg, an MBA from the University of Southern California and is a renown keynote speaker and moderator on topics ranging from leadership to IT.

About ICOS/2
IMTF’s modular Client Life Cycle Management solution (ICOS/2) covers end-to-end all KYC, Onboarding and Life Cycle requirements: from intuitive and guided capturing, through compliance and formalities to interfacing with core banking systems, data & document capturing on any device or in self-service mode, automated form filling & contract generation, advanced Identity screening, smart KYC search & filtering, risk-rating & suitability, case management and approval workflow.

About IMTF group
IMTF group is an international software and application integration company with 30 years of experience in the financial service industry. 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.

Our applications support more than 200 customers around the world in the digital transformation, monitoring compliance, making better decisions and being more efficient and responsive. We enthuse your customers, protect your information and prevent losses and reputational damage. Our expertise gained over more than 30 years combined with a clear focus enables you to achieve sustained added value and to quickly adapt to new trends and regulations.

IMTF is headquartered in Switzerland, operates worldwide serving clients in over 50 countries via subsidiaries in Europe, Middle-East, North Africa and APAC (Singapore).

IMTF announces Canoo New Management Team

IMTF announces Canoo New Management Team

Givisiez, 12.01.2018

Canoo is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Gassmann from Managing Director Canoo Zurich to Canoo CEO, Urs Hengartner to CFO and Pietro Pedrozzi to Head ICOS Program.

“We have now a strong and experienced Management Team in place and on behalf of the board I would like to thank the new executives for assuming their new roles and responsibilities. These appointments ensure  continuity in our successful strategy, value creation and sustainability throughout our products and solutions” says Mark Buesser, Chairman of Canoo and IMTF group.

Canoo Engineering and all IMTF group look back at a successful year. The group strong operating momentum was confirmed with a sound bottom line, an above-market increase in client acquisition, retention and development for all products and services, particularly in the area of key banking processes digitization with ICOS/2.

“The Board thanks Hans-Dirk Walter for his contributions and 5-year stewardship of Canoo since its integration into IMTF group. We all look forward to further developing Canoo as a leading company in serving clients with best in class advice, solutions and support” highlights Buesser.

About Canoo
Canoo Engineering was founded in 1999 in Switzerland. The company is part of IMTF group based in Givisiez, Switzerland. Canoo’s core competencies are Enterprise Application Engineering, UX/UI Design, and Agile Application Development. Canoo provides top solutions like ICOS/2, Find-it, Volta and high-class engineers as consultants and developers, serving IT management on strategic, conceptual, organizational and operational issues. Canoo offers all services and products worldwide and is serving customers from all industries and sizes.

About ICOS/2
IMTF’s modular Client Life Cycle Management solution (ICOS/2) covers end-to-end all KYC, Onboarding and Life Cycle requirements: from intuitive and guided capturing, through compliance and formalities to interfacing with core banking systems, data & document capturing on any device or in self-service mode, automated form filling & contract generation, advanced Identity screening, smart KYC search & filtering, risk-rating & suitability, case management and approval workflow.

About IMTF group
IMTF group is an international software and application integration company with 30 years of experience in the financial service industry. 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.

Our applications support more than 200 customers around the world in the digital transformation, monitoring compliance, making better decisions and being more efficient and responsive. We enthuse your customers, protect your information and prevent losses and reputational damage. Our expertise gained over more than 30 years combined with a clear focus enables you to achieve sustained added value and to quickly adapt to new trends and regulations.

IMTF is headquartered in Switzerland, operates worldwide serving clients in over 50 countries via subsidiaries in Europe, Middle-East, North Africa and APAC (Singapore).

IMTF announces New APAC Head: Andreas Wenger

IMTF announces New APAC Head: Andreas Wenger

Givisiez, 21.12.2017.

IMTF, the Leading Swiss provider of RegTech solutions in the financial service industry since 1987, has reinforced its APAC focus and presence with the nomination of Andreas Wenger to the company’s executive team.

Andreas Wenger, as APAC General Manager, will center his activities on meeting the expanding customer demand for IMTF’s flagship solution ICOS/2.

 

Andreas comes with an extensive experience in the financial sector, banking technology, and management consulting. For the last 6.5 years, Andreas has been working in Singapore and acquired a deep understanding of the actual challenges faced by banks operating in this region.

Andreas Wenger will be instrumental in supporting banks, asset managers, and insurances in their digital transformation. Together with his team, he will be managing projects with IMTF’s leading Client Lifecycle Management, Onboarding, KYC & AML automation applications.

“Our ambition is to support APAC financial institutions of all types to enhance their digital propositions and client experience,” says Mark Büsser, President of IMTF. “Firms 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. We have a deep understanding of today’s challenging financial environment and an extensive expertise to support banks in meeting their needs for evolution, efficiency and faster time to market.”

About ICOS/2
IMTF’s modular Client Life Cycle Management solution (ICOS/2) covers end-to-end all KYC, Onboarding and Life Cycle requirements: from intuitive and guided capturing, through compliance and formalities to interfacing with core banking systems, data & document capturing on any device or in self-service mode, automated form filling & contract generation, advanced Identity screening, smart KYC search & filtering, risk-rating & suitability, case management and approval workflow.

About IMTF group
IMTF group is an international software and application integration company with 30 years of experience in the financial service industry. 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.

Our applications support more than 200 customers around the world in the digital transformation, monitoring compliance, making better decisions and being more efficient and responsive. We enthuse your customers, protect your information and prevent losses and reputational damage. Our expertise gained over more than 30 years combined with a clear focus enables you to achieve sustained added value and to quickly adapt to new trends and regulations.

IMTF is headquartered in Switzerland, operates worldwide serving clients in over 50 countries via subsidiaries in Europe, Middle-East, North Africa and APAC (Singapore).

Interview with IMTF group’s CEO: Mark Büsser

 

Learn more about the IMTF group, our innovative bank-dedicated solutions and banking digital transformation trends.

 

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IMTF group Announces New Executive: Christoph Erb

IMTF group Announces New Executive: Christoph Erb

Givisiez, 08.07.2015. IMTF group, the Leading Swiss provider of process automation solutions in the international financial service industry since 1987, has reinforced its focus on digital Onboarding and Account Data Management with the recent addition of Christoph Erb to the company’s executive team to meet the needs of the expanding customer demand for their ICOS platform. Christoph Erb was appointed to Director/CEO of IMTF digitrans AG.

Christoph Erb comes with a wealth of experience in the financial sector, having spent the last 18 years at Finnova. Christoph Erb will be instrumental in supporting banks and insurances in their digital transformation thanks to IMTF flagship solution: ICOS.

“Financial institutions are facing new challenges with the transformation to digital, growth in volumes, increased complexity of financial products, additional regulatory requirements and pressure for higher efficiency,” says Mark Büsser, President. “Therefore, to rely on manual processes for “Know-Your-Customer” has become less efficient and extremely risky. Technology has become an essential tool for automated and compliant Client Onboarding and Account Data Management. We are very pleased to welcome Christoph Erb aboard during this exciting period of growth for the company.”

 

About IMTF group
IMTF group is an international software and application integration company with 27 years of experience in the financial service industry. IMTF develops, markets and implements professional software applications for the automation of key business processes in the areas of Digital Client Onboarding and Account Data Management, Secure Document Management, AML / Tax / Brokerage Compliance and Fraud Prevention.

Our applications support more than 200 customers around the world in the digital transformation, monitoring compliance, making better decisions and being more efficient and responsive. We enthuse your customers, protect your information and prevent losses and reputational damage. Our expertise gained over more than 27 years combined with a clear focus enables you to achieve sustained added value and to quickly adapt to new trends and regulations.

IMTF is headquartered in Switzerland, operates worldwide serving clients in over 50 countries via subsidiaries in Europe, Middle-East, North Africa and APAC.

IMTF takes over the majority share of Canoo Engineering AG, Basel

Givisiez / Basel, 14.01.2013. IMTF, market leader in Enterprise Content Management and Compliance Solutions for Financial Service Providers takes over the majority share of Canoo Engineering AG, one of the top end software and IT engineering companies in Switzerland. With this move solid business knowledge is joined with top-notch  technological skills enabling both partners to further strengthen their leading role in implementing innovative software solutions and strategies in the field of data and document management.

Mark Büsser, CEO IMTF Group, commented on the new partnership: “Today more than ever, our clients require solutions, which help them to manage the growing complexity of their processes in a more effective and efficient way – especially in the regulatory field.  With this step we bundle experiences from a daily cooperation with 250 banks, insurance companies and public administrations in more than 30 countries. This will further strengthen our reliability and innovative power.”

Hans-Dirk Walter, CEO of Canoo added: “We complement each other perfectly: Canoo as a technology company with numerous highly innovative software frameworks and components and as experienced software service provider; IMTF with extensive and international business expertise. Successful and efficient projects are the result of highly educated and motivated people; software solutions depend on the people building them.”

Canoo will remain an independent company; its culture and success factors will continue to make the difference.

For more information regarding this transaction please visit http://www.imtf.com or http://www.canoo.com.

 

About Canoo Engineering AG:

Canoo Engineering is a top end software company for Rich Internet Applications (RIA), linguistic mor-phology and word analysis systems. Thanks to over 13 years of experience constructing business appli-cations and with some of the most experienced Java developers in Europe, Canoo Engineering is the preferred supplier to some of the world’s leading organizations.

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