Deloitte and CMO COMPLIANCE Announce Strategic Alliance

           Deloitte and CMO COMPLIANCE Announce Strategic Alliance

Strategic relationship will help to better serve governance, risk and
compliance needs of consumer businesses to address food safety & quality
challenges

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte and CMO COMPLIANCE™ (CMO), a
leader in enterprise governance, risk and compliance (eGRC) software
solutions, today announced an alliance to provide solutions to consumer
product, food service, retail and distribution companies by combining the
strategic risk advisory experience of Deloitte with the software platform
provided by CMO COMPLIANCE.

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Deloitte's alliance with CMO focuses on the CMO eGRC platform that contains a
full suite of modules based on leading global practices to facilitate risk
management. CMO's flexible, cloud-based mobile solutions can be configured
without the need for time-consuming software development. CMO's success can be
attributed to its use of intuitive interfaces and the latest technologies.
Addressing the increasingly complex risks in critical areas of food safety &
quality, vendor governance, regulatory compliance and the overall integration
of these areas with business performance requires deep consulting knowledge
and a powerful software platform, which is the goal of the alliance.

"This strategic alliance helps accelerate Deloitte's speed to execution and
allows us to efficiently conduct food safety and quality assessments around
the globe while providing real-time monitoring and reporting of results. CMO,
through this alliance, significantly enhances its ability to help clients
strategically transform operations to facilitate food & product safety
improvements throughout the value chain,", said James Cascone, principal at
Deloitte & Touche LLP and national leader of Deloitte's food & product safety
practice.

Deloitte and CMO have already worked together on a number of implementations,
with very positive results. Both organizations are recognized as global
leaders in their field.

CMO, with global headquarters in London, was recognized by Gartner as being a
visionary provider of eGRC platform in their October 2012 report: 2012 Gartner
Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Software
Platforms. CMO's solid global support and sales organization complements
Deloitte's global presence, and includes a mobile platform.

About CMO COMPLIANCE

CMO COMPLIANCE is a recognized market leader in enterprise governance, risk,
compliance and quality software solutions for global corporations and
regulators. CMO COMPLIANCE solutions are used by leading corporations and
regulators such as Barrick Gold, ISS, Orica, Liberty Mutual, Owens Corning,
AXA Bank, McCormick, Xstrata and Philip Morris in a range of industries
including Financial Services, Food, Energy and Mining, Oil & Gas to manage
their GRC processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and corporate
governance initiatives. Further information is available at
www.cmo-compliance.com

About Deloitte's Food & Product Safety practice

Food and product safety has become a critical area of concern for consumers,
government regulators, and the companies whose success depends on the trust
and confidence of their consumers. From increased regulatory requirements and
heightened public awareness to growing consumer unease with threats against
the food supply and quality of products, companies cannot risk ignoring this
important challenge. Deloitte's Food & Product Safety practice of operations
and supply chain specialists provides science and engineering-based advisory
services in the United States and globally through member firms of Deloitte
Touche Tohmatsu Limited.

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of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed
description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.
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SOURCE Deloitte

Website: http://www.deloitte.com/us
Contact: Daniel Mucisko, Public Relations, of Deloitte, +1-973-602-4126,
dmucisko@deloitte.com, or Jim Rodd, Public Relations, of CMO, +1-678-388-9439,
john.castner@cmo-compliance.com
 
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