Accenture Acquires Enaxis Consulting, a Provider of Digital Transformation Services to Oil and Gas and Airline Companies
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2018--Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Enaxis Consulting, a Houston-based management consulting firm with deep experience in digital capabilities, data science and agile project delivery focused on the upstream oil and gas and oilfield services sectors and the airline industry. Enaxis’ advisory services enable clients to transform their organizations, improve operational efficiency and drive innovation.
Enaxis serves Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies and regularly consults with chief information officers, chief technology officers, chief digital officers and other company leaders on the design and agile implementation of emerging digital technologies and business operating models. Clients draw upon Enaxis’ deep experience in organizational change management and its expertise in selecting and adopting digital products and advanced analytics with emerging capabilities in robotic process automation and the internet of things technologies.
“We’re delighted to join forces with this very talented Enaxis team, which will advance our plans for growing our oil and gas business in North America by helping clients with end-to-end transformation services,” said John Downie, a senior managing director at Accenture who leads its Energy practice in North America. “We look forward to building on targeted business services for core oil and gas areas including drilling and completions, production operations and asset portfolio optimization.”
Enaxis employees undergo digital core training, and many are certified in programs including Agile SAFE, scrum master and digital product adoption.
Dhiren Shethia, co-founder and a managing partner of Enaxis, said, “We are very excited about teaming up with Accenture, which is a strong strategic fit and will help clients achieve game-changing digital transformations on a larger scale. Our combination also paves the way for our employees to realize exciting new career paths in digital technology and industry consulting while gaining access to Accenture’s services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.”
Jonas Georgsson, co-founder and a managing partner of Enaxis, added, “Our core strength is our people, and we believe we can achieve outstanding synergies together with the Accenture team in the marketplace.”
Enaxis is recognized as a leading Houston employer and collaborator on innovation. For the past five years, it has been named to the Houston Chronicle’s Top Work Places. It also sponsors the Enaxis Leadership Forum, an invitation-only event for C-suite executives, futurists and academia to exchange ideas on implementing effective digital capabilities, artificial intelligence, automation and future workforce readiness.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
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