Opticos, a leading sourcing advisory and business transformation services firm, strengthens its capabilities in the intersection of Data Management and Financial Services by welcoming Tom Keskitalo and Bengt Wallén as Associates.
Tom Keskitalo, a well-known Thought Leader within the area of Data Management, has extensive experience from consultancies such as zeb Group, Deloitte and CGI. “Opticos is an exciting and fast-growing advisory and transformation consulting firm with an expanding footprint in Financial Services. Opticos way of advising and guiding clients is very much aligned with my own beliefs”, comments Tom Keskitalo.
Bengt Wallén, has long experience in driving programs in the areas of Payments and Data Management from his time at Bankgirot. He is used to working in the digital forefront. One example doing just that, is when he was the program manager for the project at Bankgirot that enabled Swish. “I look forward to contribute to Opticos growth agenda within Financial Services in the Nordics”, says Bengt Wallén.
“At Opticos, we are excited to start collaborating with Tom and Bengt as their areas of expertise are highly sought after in the market. This also demonstrates the firm’s commitment to strengthen our capabilities around digitalization”, comments Rickard Holmkvist, COO of Opticos Group.
Opticos, a leading sourcing advisory and business transformation services firm, today announced the opening of a new office in Copenhagen. To support an accelerated growth agenda, Opticos also announces organisational changes.
“Opticos has been very successful in Sweden, with large, international clients and I am proud and excited to be running the new Copenhagen office”, says Per Lykke Jacobsen, responsible for Denmark. “I look forward to working with existing Opticos clients as well as new ones.”
“We are very happy to welcome Per Lykke Jacobsen to Opticos”, Fredrik Hallberg, CEO at Opticos, comments. “Per has extensive experience from working with complex change processes and he is much appreciated by his clients.”
The organisational changes of Opticos include a new position for Rickard Holmkvist, former Managing Director of Opticos East AB. He will now take on the responsibility of the entire consulting organisation in the new position as COO. Håkan Liedman, former Managing Director of Opticos West AB, will take on the responsibility for Growth and New Ventures in his new position as deputy CEO.
“With the new office in Copenhagen and a new organisation in place, Opticos is well positioned to continue serving its clients and to enable further growth into new markets, new clients and service offerings”, comments Fredrik Hallberg. “To meet our clients’ needs, we are aiming at developing a strong Nordic footprint and we are also strengthening our digital capabilities.”