history
Photo by Orangenlicht

History

SIGNUM Consulting can look back on a success story of more than 20 years.

  • 1998

    Foundation of SIGNUM Consulting

    Foundation of SIGNUM Consulting by Eckhard Neumann with focus on international risk management projects and pre-employment screening.

  • 1999

    Industrial protection project

    Industrial protection project for an American high-tech company in Germany

  • 2000

    Investigator of the Year

    Award for company founder Eckhard Neumann as “Investigator of the Year” by the world association World Investigators Network

  • 2002

    Data protection check

    Successful data protection audit by the Berlin Data Protection Commissioner

  • 2002 - 2004

    Preventive crisis management

    Project work in the areas of preventive crisis management and anti-counterfeiting as well as the further development of the company’s internal pre-employment screening concept

  • 2004 - 2009

    Emerging Markets

    Major projects for well-known companies (predominantly within the DAX-30) in the so-called emerging markets such as Russia, Ukraine, Poland and the Czech Republic as well as Algeria, Pakistan, Lebanon and Azerbaijan

  • 2006-2008

    Subsidiary OOO

    Subsidiary OOO SIGNUM Consulting in Russia for a pre-employment screening project

  • 2009-2010

    International network

    Expansion of the international network with cooperation partners in over 50 countries

  • 2011

    Internationaler Service

    Certification in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 in the areas of pre-employment screening, due diligence, risk and security consulting and international service

    Development of a PES client platform for the secure and encrypted transfer of applicant data

  • 2014

    DIN EN ISO Re-Certification

    Re-certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 by TÜV Rheinland

  • 2013 - 2015

    Market leader in Germany in pre-employment screening

    Large number of long-term engagements from renowned German and international clients as well as international projects: SIGNUM Consulting became market leader in Germany in pre-employment screening

  • 2015

    Outstanding initiative in customer service

    Outstanding Security Performance Award (OSPA) in the category “Outstanding Initiative in Customer Service” for the Compliance Incubator

  • 2017

    DIN EN ISO Re-Certification

    Re-certification according to the new quality management standard DIN EN ISO 9001:2015

  • 2018

    20th anniversary and expansion

    20th anniversary of SIGNUM Consulting

    Expansion of the SIGNUM office in Dresden

  • 2020

    DIN EN ISO Re-Certification

    Re-certification according to the new quality management standard DIN EN ISO 9001:2015

  • 2021

    SIGNUM Consulting North-America

    Fondation SIGNUM Consulting North-America in Canada