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).

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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 reprend la majorité des actions de Canoo Engineering SA, Bâle

Givisiez / Bâle, 14.01.2013. IMTF, leader des solutions de Gestion Électronique de Documents (GED) et de Conformité pour des prestataires financiers, reprend la majorité des actions de Canoo Engineering SA, une des sociétés les plus qualifiées dans le développement de logiciels en Suisse. Ce partenariat permet de réunir une grand connaissance dans ce domaine avec une compétence technologique approfondie. Ceci renforcera leur rôle de leader dans la mise en œuvre de solutions logicielles innovantes et complexes.

Mark Büsser, PDG du Groupe IMTF, commente le nouveau partenariat : « Nos clients ont désormais besoin de solutions efficaces et efficients, qui les soutiennent dans la complexité croissante, en particulier dans le domaine de la conformité. Ce partenariat permettra à nos clients de profiter d’une expérience acquise quotidiennement avec plus de 250 banques, assurances et administrations publics dans plus de 30 pays. Notre force innovatrice et la fiabilité de nos solutions augmenteront davantage. »

Hans-Dirk Walter, CEO de Canoo, complète: « En tant que société technologique avec des modules de progiciels très innovateur, nous nous complétons parfaitement avec l’expérience internationale d’IMTF. Pour la réussite et l’efficacité de projets, il est indispensable de disposer de collaborateurs hautement qualifiés et motivés. C’est surtout les gens qui font la réussite de projets logiciels. »

Canoo gardera son autonomie; en particulier les facteurs de succès, sa culture et ses principes de gestion seront poursuivis dans l’intérêt de tous les clients.

De plus amples informations concernant cette transaction sont à disposition sur http://www.imtf.com ou http://www.canoo.com.

 

À propos de Canoo Engineering SA:

Canoo développe des solutions logicielles à haute valeur ajoutée, en particulier des applications Web (Front/End), des systèmes d’analyse de texte et des solutions d’Enterprise-Search. Canoo est un leader en matière d’expertise technologique et d’innovation dans le conseil, la mise en œuvre et la rénovation de systèmes logiciels complexes. Avec plus de 13 années d’expérience dans la création d’applications d’entreprise et avec quelques-uns des développeurs Java les plus expérimentés en Europe, Canoo est un partenaire de longue date et de confiance pour les plus grandes entreprises mondiales.

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