Bert Kuypers and Frans Beckers join ARCH as partners

03 November 2014 1 min. read
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Belgian management consulting firm ARCH has added two new partners to its leadership ranks: Bert Kuypers and Frans Beckers. 

Bert Kuypers has more than two decades of consulting experience, having worked as a management consultant and partner at PwC Advisory and Talentium. Outside the consulting industry, Kuypers previously was chief operations officer and executive director at Roularta Media Group and a project manager at Shell. 

The Belgian national specialises in strategy, business transformation, supply chain and finance management, and family businesses. Kuypers holds a Master’s degree in Applied Economics and a MBA, and has been a guest lecturer at the KU Leuven for several years.

Bert Kuypers and Frans Beckers join ARCH as partners

Similarly, Frans Beckers has more than 20 years’ experience in management consulting, having served PwC Consulting (now PwC Advisory) and IBM (after IBM acquired PwC’s consulting business). During a ten year spell outside of consulting, he held several line management functions.

Beckers has extensive expertise in finance, controlling and reporting, as well as in complex ERP implementation projects. He worked on among others large ERP implementation programs at the Belgian Railways and the NATO Headquarters in Brussels. 

Both Kuypers and Beckers have joined ARCH’s partner team, led by company founder Jan Van Laer.

ARCH is a consulting firm dedicated to strategy implementation, business transformation and change management services, serving clients across sectors. The Brussels-based consultancy was founded in 1998.