June 25, 2018
NTT DATA Corporation
gen-ius adds dealer-management solutions for the automotive industry to the IT consultancy firm's portfolio
Munich, 25 June 2018 – NTT DATA EMEA Ltd. is acquiring the automotive sales and after-sales specialist gen-ius dms GmbH. Along with its SAP expertise, the company provides a wide range of dealer-management solutions geared towards the requirements of car dealers. By acquiring gen-ius dms and its specific expertise, NTT DATA is expanding its range of services in the value-added chain for wholesalers and retailers. The acquisition of gen-ius dms is a key step for implementing NTT DATA's growth strategy, extending its position in the market and opening new areas of business, also on international level.
“Digitization is triggering rapid changes in the value-added chain of the automotive industry, and the automotive manufacturers are facing increasingly complex demands” says Jens-Uwe Holz, Managing Director and Head of Automotive & Manufacturing at NTT DATA EMEA. “gen-ius dms’ solutions and products for wholesale and retail address all current key challenges for the automotive manufacturers. It is a future-proof basis for the upcoming modernisation and digitization in vehicle sales and service. NTT DATA can now provide an even wider range of services and solutions to its automotive clients.”
“We are delighted to join NTT DATA. We can now address new markets. For instance, we can take our business to a whole new level and operate on a broader basis than before,” explained Arnold Scholz, founder and Managing Director of gen-ius dms GmbH.
The gen-ius dms brand will continue as it is well known on the market and highly regarded in the industry and among retailers. Under the leadership of NTT DATA’s Jens-Uwe Holz, gen-ius dms founder and Managing Director Arnold Scholz will stay in the same role at the company. NTT DATA’s Thomas Rösch is the new Chief Operating Officer.
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