Accenture beefs up digital public sector team with Arηs Group

18 March 2024 Consultancy.eu 1 min. read

Accenture has beefed up its digital transformation capabilities in the public sector with the acquisition of Arηs Group.

The deal sees 2,330 people cross to Accenture, with the large majority of Arηs Group staff based in Luxembourg (headquarters), Belgium, and Greece. The firm also has teams in France, Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, and Jordan.

Arηs Group specializes in the delivery of public sector IT projects, with expertise in systems integration, informatics, data analytics, solution implementation, program management, software development, cloud, and security. The firm works mainly for the EU Commission, its various institutions and member state organizations.

Accenture beefs up digital public sector team with Arηs Group

“The addition of Arηs Group will expand our ability to deliver public service transformation services across Europe,” said Olivier Girard, market unit lead for Accenture France & Benelux. “Arηs Group’s talented team and track record strengthens our capabilities across the continent.”

Jean-Marc Ollagnier, CEO for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Accenture added: “We are committed to providing our public service clients with the right people, guidance, systems and processes to help meet the evolving needs of their constituents. The acquisition of Arηs Group will help scale our capabilities with a skilled workforce, a history of successful public service delivery and valued technical certifications that can quickly be mobilized to serve our clients in Europe.”

Commenting on the joining of forces with the global player, Jourdan Serderidis, founder and CEO of Arηs Group, said: “By joining Accenture, with its capabilities in digital, design, artificial intelligence, cloud, and security, we can have an even greater impact on the public sectors transformations we support. It also opens up exciting opportunities for our team across Europe.”

Globally, Accenture has more than 743,000 people in 120 countries, making it one of the largest consulting and technology companies in the world.