Ridge Global, Soloren Form International Alliance

Jun 08, 2010, 02:00 ET from Ridge Global

WASHINGTON, and MELBOURNE, Australia, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ridge Global, an international security firm led by Tom Ridge, the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, and Soloren Consulting, an interdisciplinary professional services firm, have formed an alliance to provide enhanced security and enterprise risk management services to clients in the Asia-Pacific region, the two companies announced today.

The alliance combines Ridge Global's world-class expertise in security and resiliency with Soloren's solid reputation as a business development accelerator for clients operating within and beyond the Asia-Pacific sector.

"To be competitive, an organization must be nimble and strategic in the way it adapts to both short-term surprises and long-term market fluctuations," said Tom Ridge, president and CEO of Ridge Global. "Soloren's reputation for acute delivery capabilities combined with the security and risk management services that Ridge Global provides will help us optimize our clients' competitive posture in a dynamic and increasingly seamless international business environment."  

Alex Buirski, Director and co-founder of Soloren Consulting, added: "In today's complex global business market, our ability to identify and integrate knowledge and world leading subject matter expertise provides our clients with the capability that they require to articulate and respond to their most strategic challenges. Our alliance with Ridge Global will build on this capability by bringing the right global teams to deliver high-value outcomes for our clients in a timely and responsive manner."          

About Ridge Global

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Ridge Global provides strategic and operational services that advance the security and economic interests of businesses and governments worldwide. Led by The Honorable Tom Ridge, the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and former governor of Pennsylvania, Ridge Global offers international expertise in risk management and global trade security, emergency preparedness and response, strategic business generation, crisis management, technology integration, event security and more. For further information, please visit www.ridgeglobal.com.

About Soloren

Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, Soloren consulting provides leading edge interdisciplinary consulting teams to assist public and private sector organizations to navigate their most critical strategic, transformational and investment challenges. Soloren provides subject matter expertise and senior delivery resources across nine practice areas:  Foresight, Strategy and Operations, Culture, Change and Leadership, Information and Communication Technology, Investment and Transaction Services, Marketing, Channel and Sales Force Optimization, Portfolio, Program and Project Management, Procurement and Supply Chain Strategy, Public Sector Policy, Security, Resilience and Enterprise Risk Management. For further information, please visit www.soloren.com.

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