Germany: WTS Group wins top-class new member: Dr. Jutta Menninger joins as Managing Partner

Financial Advisory field expands

Munich, August 1, 2019 – WTS, one of the leading international consulting firms for tax consulting and financial advisory, is strengthening its Managing Partnership with Dr. Jutta Menninger, effective August 1, 2019. In her new function, she would be responsible for the Group’s financial advisory business, together with Ingo Weber, and will also occupy other key positions.

Dr. Jutta Menninger joins us from Brose, where she headed the group tax department of the international automotive supplier for the past five years. Prior to that, Menninger worked for PwC for 20 years in various positions, including being the Partner for Transfer Pricing and Valuations and Head of the Financial Advisory Services practice in Munich.

“I warmly welcome Dr. Jutta Menninger to WTS. She is an excellent tax lawyer with extensive expertise in financial advisory and the optimisation of financial processes. She has an extremely broad base and brings outstanding management qualities from which we will benefit greatly,” explains Fritz Esterer, CEO of WTS.

At WTS, Dr. Jutta Menninger, together with Ingo Weber, also Managing Partner and founder of the consulting specialist, FAS, which belongs to the WTS Group, will form the top management in Financial Advisory. In addition, their focus will be on the implementation of internal tax control systems (tax ICS), the automotive sector and – in close cooperation with WTS Director, Georg Fahrenschon – on tax consulting for large family-run companies.

Dr. Jutta Menninger is a member of the EU Joint Transfer Pricing Forum, the Tax Working Group of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) and the Family Business Foundation. She regularly appears as a speaker at national and international events and is the author of numerous specialist publications.

Fritz Esterer adds: “The management team of the WTS Group now consists of a total of twelve managing partners whose responsibilities are divided between the disciplines of taxation and financial advisory. We have, thus, further optimised our positioning and created the basis for continued strength and growth, now and in the future.”

About WTS

WTS is a global tax consulting firm that deliberately refrains from auditing financial statements. The range of services is complemented by related legal advice and comprehensive financial advisory services. With a pioneering spirit, WTS’s more than 900 employees develop innovative and tailor-made concepts that they implement for their clients with a high level of implementation competence.

WTS is represented in more than 100 countries worldwide through the international network, WTS Global, and in Germany, at ten locations.

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About the FAS

As a member of the WTS Group, FAS is an independent, innovative solution provider for goal-oriented consulting, active operational support and efficient outsourcing of corporate finance functions as well as for valuation purposes and transaction processes. The company is headquartered in Stuttgart with offices in Munich, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Leipzig, Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Zurich and Vienna.

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