LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwired - May 30, 2017) - TÜV Rheinland, a leading international testing service provider for quality and safety, today announced it has acquired 2MC, a recognized leader in governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) services. The acquisition expands TÜV Rheinland's offering across the UK, Middle East, and Africa, growing its cyber offerings.

"We are thrilled to welcome the 2MC team to the TÜV Rheinland family," said Frank Luzsicza, Executive Vice President, ICT & Business Solutions, TÜV Rheinland. "Together, we will continue to provide the highest quality advice and support to safely and securely assist customers in making their digital migration. In this time of increasing sophistication of cybercrime, it also highlights our continued commitment to building a team of the best talent in the industry."

TÜV Rheinland customers will now benefit from 2MC's expertise in cyber risk management, threat management, vulnerability management, incident management, business continuity management, compliance management, and GRC automation. 2MC customers will gain access to TÜV Rheinland expertise in digital transformation and the deep portfolio of mastering risk and compliance, advanced cyber defenses and secure cloud adoption services.

"2MC has been on a tremendous journey, and we're proud of the company we've built. However, this is unquestionably the right time for us to join TÜV Rheinland and accelerate our success. We share very similar values in providing high-quality GRC consulting services, as well as increasing the international scope of the business to meet the needs of our global customers. We're looking forward to this exciting new chapter for both companies," said Mark Winchcomb, who will stay on as CEO of the EMEA operations.

About TÜV Rheinland:
TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded 145 years ago. The group maintains a worldwide presence with 19,700 employees; annual turnover is more than EUR 1.9 billion. The independent experts stand for quality and safety for people, technology and the environment in nearly all aspects of life. TÜV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects, and helps to shape processes and information security for companies. Its experts train people in a wide range of careers and industries. To this end, TÜV Rheinland employs a global network of approved labs, testing and education centres. Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption. Website:

Contact Information:

Frank Dudley
Director Communications
TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.
(978) 266-9500

Carissa Ryan
Scratch Marketing