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PECB signs a partnership agreement with CARMAO GmbH

Featured News 2018-03-02
February 8, 2018 – PECB is privileged to announce that it has signed a partnership agreement with CARMAO GmbH to expand its presence in the Africa and Middle East market. PECB upon this agreement with CARMAO GmbH will facilitate the distribution of all PECB courses through the most proficient and experienced trainers in the respective area.
“This partnership addresses a specific market need. Organizations are looking to simplify integration, and I believe that together with CARMAO GmbH this can be more easily managed,” said Eric Lachapelle, CEO of PECB. “This partnership brings customers an independent open plan, so they can retain tractability in their long-term training decisions. Therefore, I believe that with the right combination of techniques and services, together we will succeed,” concluded Lachapelle.
CARMAO Managing Director Ulrich Heun also sees ideal prospects in this partnership because there are considerable potentials in the African and Middle Eastern markets. "The companies in the Africa and Middle East region are exposed to the same cyber risks as the organizations in the industrial nations," he emphasizes. "With the PECB partnership, we can help build the knowledge needed to meet the growing need for information security and risk management," said CARMAO Academy Director Jens Heuser. "Therefor it is necessary to establish a broader infrastructure for further education".
About PECB 
PECB is a certification body for persons, management systems, and products on a wide range of international standards. As a global provider of training, examination, audit, and certification services, PECB offers its expertise on multiple fields, including but not limited to Information Security, IT, Business Continuity, Service Management, Quality Management Systems, Risk & Management, Health, Safety, and Environment. 
We help professionals and organizations show commitment and competence with internationally recognized standards through education and certification against rigorous, internationally recognized requirements. Our mission is to provide our clients with comprehensive services that inspire trust, continual improvement, recognition, and benefit the society as a whole. For more detailed information regarding PECB principal objectives and activities, visit
About CARMAO GmbH 
Founded in 2003, CARMAO GmbH offers consulting, services and seminars with a focus on information security, business and IT service continuity management, IT compliance and data protection, with a pool of experts from around 60 certified consultants. The special features of CARMAO include the framework CHARISMA for the intelligent and time-saving project realization as well as a dedicated forensic laboratory and the CARMAO Academy. For its increasingly global customers, the consultancy is active both nationally and internationally. Its customer base includes various DAX and a large number of other well-known companies from all major industries.