Plato Consulting Inc. joins KPMG LLP
KPMG LLP grows its Atlantic Canada management consulting practice
TORONTO, January 16, 2013 – KPMG LLP (KPMG) announced today that Plato Consulting Inc., headquartered in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador has joined KPMG effective January 16, 2013.
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 colleagues.”
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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.
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