Accenture has agreed to acquire George Group, a privately held consulting firm specializing in helping companies and governments enhance their performance through strategic process improvements, accelerated innovation and streamlined operations.
The George Group’s expertise is in process improvement techniques including Lean Six Sigma, which combines process improvement methodology with efficient process discipline. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. George Group serves Fortune 500 companies and the government sector using.
Following the acquisition, all of George Group’s approximately 250 employees are expected to transition to Accenture. Accenture is also recruiting aggressively to meet rapidly growing client demand for process-improvement solutions leading to enhanced performance.
The acquisition is subject to regulatory and other customary approvals and is expected to close within 60 days.