March 24, 2022

Accenture Acquires Alfa Consulting, Expands Provide Chain Functions in Capital In depth Industries


BARCELONA; March 24, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has bought Alfa Consulting, a consultancy that makes a speciality of operations technique in capital in depth industries. The purchase reinforces Accenture’s functions for serving to shoppers in Spain, Portugal and México develop into their provide chains to be extra resilient, responsive and sustainable. Phrases of the transaction weren’t disclosed.


Headquartered in Barcelona with places of work in Madrid and México, Alfa Consulting has in depth experience in leveraging analytics to design and put in force new operational fashions for shoppers throughout industries akin to utilities, prime tech, power and business items, amongst others. The corporate’s 52 extremely specialised experts will sign up for Accenture’s Provide Chain & Operations serve as, which is helping shoppers with end-to-end provide community visibility, customer-centered provide chain segmentation, sourcing and procurement transformation, operational agility, resilience rigidity checking out and sustainable and accountable provide chain methods.

“Provide chains, particularly in capital in depth industries, wish to be versatile and responsive, whilst additionally keeping up the transparency that makes them devoted,” mentioned Kris Timmermans, head of Accenture’s Provide Chain & Operations serve as. “Alfa Past Consulting’s deep enjoy and proprietary gear supplement our imaginative and prescient for serving to shoppers construct resilient and sustainable provide chains that may meet these days’s calls for and the following day’s alternatives.”


Alfa Consulting has deep wisdom and market-recognized property in analytical methodologies, personnel making plans, value-based repairs and contractor leadership practices. The corporate additionally has enjoy in renewable energies and serving to shoppers with power transition plans.


Joaquín Escoda, Alfa Consulting Chairman mentioned “We’re excited with all of the probabilities that becoming a member of Accenture will be offering to our shoppers and workers. On one hand, the potential to provide an entire vary of services and products and merchandise, complementing our competencies with best-in-class answers and technological platforms and at the different, the good number of alternatives and sources for our workers’ and companions’ skilled careers.”


“Alfa Consulting brings differentiated experience in sectors with in depth business footprints and dispensed property. With Alfa Consulting as a part of Accenture, we can additional strengthen our talent to assist shoppers in those industries construct future-ready clever provide chains that create alternate and power cost,” added Domingo Mirón, Accenture’s Iberia Marketplace Unit lead.


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