Givisiez, 12.01.2018

Canoo is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Gassmann from Managing Director Canoo Zurich to Canoo CEO, Urs Hengartner to CFO and Pietro Pedrozzi to Head ICOS Program.

“We have now a strong and experienced Management Team in place and on behalf of the board I would like to thank the new executives for assuming their new roles and responsibilities. These appointments ensure  continuity in our successful strategy, value creation and sustainability throughout our products and solutions” says Mark Buesser, Chairman of Canoo and IMTF group.

Canoo Engineering and all IMTF group look back at a successful year. The group strong operating momentum was confirmed with a sound bottom line, an above-market increase in client acquisition, retention and development for all products and services, particularly in the area of key banking processes digitization with ICOS/2.

“The Board thanks Hans-Dirk Walter for his contributions and 5-year stewardship of Canoo since its integration into IMTF group. We all look forward to further developing Canoo as a leading company in serving clients with best in class advice, solutions and support” highlights Buesser.

About Canoo
Canoo Engineering was founded in 1999 in Switzerland. The company is part of IMTF group based in Givisiez, Switzerland. Canoo’s core competencies are Enterprise Application Engineering, UX/UI Design, and Agile Application Development. Canoo provides top solutions like ICOS/2, Find-it, Volta and high-class engineers as consultants and developers, serving IT management on strategic, conceptual, organizational and operational issues. Canoo offers all services and products worldwide and is serving customers from all industries and sizes.

About ICOS/2
IMTF’s modular Client Life Cycle Management solution (ICOS/2) covers end-to-end all KYC, Onboarding and Life Cycle requirements: from intuitive and guided capturing, through compliance and formalities to interfacing with core banking systems, data & document capturing on any device or in self-service mode, automated form filling & contract generation, advanced Identity screening, smart KYC search & filtering, risk-rating & suitability, case management and approval workflow.

About IMTF group
IMTF group is an international software and application integration company with 30 years of experience in the financial service industry. IMTF develops, markets and implements professional software applications for the automation of key business processes in the areas of Client Onboarding & Lifecycle Management, Secure Document Management, AML / Tax / Brokerage Compliance and Fraud Prevention.

Our applications support more than 200 customers around the world in the digital transformation, monitoring compliance, making better decisions and being more efficient and responsive. We enthuse your customers, protect your information and prevent losses and reputational damage. Our expertise gained over more than 30 years combined with a clear focus enables you to achieve sustained added value and to quickly adapt to new trends and regulations.

IMTF is headquartered in Switzerland, operates worldwide serving clients in over 50 countries via subsidiaries in Europe, Middle-East, North Africa and APAC (Singapore).