Global consulting firm, RGP has acquired Munich-based online provider, expertence. Founded in 2016, expertence has built a network of more than 3,500 freelance consultants, as well as interim and project managers from nearly every industry vertical and corporate function.
expertence founder Uwe Sunkel will lead RGP Germany’s operational business and will be responsible for expanding the company’s digital platform and further developing its existing business relationships.
With this strategic acquisition, RGP is now able to offer a full range of project and management consulting services in the German market. In addition, RGP continues to offer C-suite interim and program management under the taskforce brand.
RGP Germany’s management team includes Jens Christophers, Kristin Gölkel and Helge Lautenbach.
Christophers, CEO of RGP Germany, commented on the acquisition: “With expertence, RGP Germany offers the leading digital portal for interim and project management services. With Uwe Sunkel, we’re bringing on board a 30-year veteran of human capital recruiting. We’re pleased with the increase of more than 3,500 freelancers from the expertence network and the resulting new opportunities to serve our clients’ most pressing business needs. Through the platform, we offer a highly efficient process to help companies and hiring managers find the right talent. At the same time, we’re digitally aligning RGP’s business model in Germany and sustainably strengthening our sales infrastructure.”
Uwe Sunkel stated: “As a global player, RGP is the ideal partner. By combining RGP’s network and global brand footprint, with our German know-how and technology leadership, together we can achieve a new level of performance not only in the local market, but across Europe. This is a clear benefit for our clients and consultants.”