KPMG LLP grows its Atlantic Canada management consulting practice
TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - KPMG LLP (KPMG) announced today that Plato Consulting Inc., headquartered in St.
John's, Newfoundland and Labrador has joined KPMG effective January 16,
Founded in 1997, and firmly entrenched in the Newfoundland and Labrador
marketplace, Plato comprises more than 50 highly skilled information
technology (IT) professionals who provide specialized IT consulting
services and solutions to public and private sector organizations,
healthcare agencies, and Crown corporations.
"The healthcare and public sectors are undergoing significant
transformation, and Plato's capabilities ensure we will deliver leading
edge solutions for our clients in Atlantic Canada," said Rob Brouwer, Canadian Managing Partner, Clients and Markets, KPMG. "An excellent
fit for the firm, the Plato team brings IT capabilities instrumental to
delivering these unique services and meeting evolving market needs."
"Combining Plato's skills, experience, and innovative IT solutions with
KPMG's Advisory practice allows us to focus on large-scale
transformation engagements," said Jeff Smith, Canadian Managing Partner, Advisory, KPMG. "The IT sector calls for a
range of capabilities when delivering enterprise solutions, including
advisory services, product integration, staff support, data and
security management, and enterprise networks management - this makes
KPMG a one-stop-shop for clients' IT needs."
"We're proud to join the KPMG family and help establish a leadership
role in Atlantic Canada," said Kevin Fleming, Plato Consulting. "We
consider KPMG the preferred partner that will best serve our clients
and provide the best opportunities for our team. Together, we are
committed to providing a seamless transition for our clients and
KPMG LLP, an Audit, Tax and Advisory firm (kpmg.ca) and a Canadian
limited liability partnership established under the laws of Ontario, is
the Canadian member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG
International"). KPMG member firms around the world have 152,000
professionals, in 156 countries.
The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with
KPMG International, a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally
distinct and separate entity, and describes itself as such.
About Plato Consulting
Plato Consulting Inc. (Plato) is a professional IT consulting firm
headquartered in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Established in
1997 as Plato Group Inc., the company provides consulting solutions for
private and public sector clients throughout North America. Plato's
primary service offerings include Project Management, Strategic
Planning, Information Management consulting, Business Process
consulting, Infrastructure Design and Development, as well as Privacy
and Security consulting.
SOURCE: KPMG LLP
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