a-connect’s independent consultants can drive improvements across almost every part of your organization.
We help leading financial services companies build robust business strategies, including growth, geographic and innovation strategies, high-level strategic planning, resource allocation decisions, and changes to operating models. We handle project portfolio prioritization and management, too, including project planning, project governance and project delivery.
We also deliver operational improvements through global transformation programs, refined target operating models, lean and continuous improvement processes, and cost reduction programs (including insourcing, outsourcing and offshoring).
a-connect can drive excellence in sales and marketing through expert branding and positioning, customer segmentation and channel strategies, and the design and implementation of new value propositions.
We help you manage the complexities of digitization, including distribution strategy and multichannel management, new non-bank ventures (FinTech), and revised operating models.
Our experienced business consultants can also help you tackle key HR challenges, including organizational redesign and restructuring, talent acquisition and development, and HR processes, systems and best practices.
Transforming a struggling franchise into a profitable business
Despite several attempts at devising a turnaround strategy, a global leader in private banking and wealth management found its UK franchise in great difficulty.
Bringing a new mobile payment solution to market
Four corporate institutions had formed a conglomerate to create, launch and market a new mobile payment solution. This exciting new product formed a core element of each individual company’s growth plan.
Driving global lean transformation
A lean organization creates greater customer value with fewer resources, continuously focusing and improving key processes to maximize customer value. Our client, a large multinational insurer, had embarked on a global lean transformation program to increase efficiency and customer centricity across the whole organization.
Implementing a global asset management strategy to refocus the business
Our client, a leading asset management firm, was looking to achieve a very ambitious growth target. In order to meet this target, they needed to reshape the business across all 24 locations and all asset classes.