Hitachi Acquires Operations Management Consulting Firm
Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd and a provider of IT consulting and management consulting solutions and services, has acquired Celerant Consulting, a business operations consulting company. This latest acquisition is expected to further enable Hitachi Consulting to serve its clients throughout an entire business transformation lifecycle, while continuing to focus on delivering successful, sustainable change for its clients. Additionally, this acquisition will expand Hitachi Consulting’s European, North American and South American presence.
Celerant is a global business operations consultancy, with offices throughout the Americas, Europe and the Middle East, and a global client base that spans more than 57 countries. By adding Celerant’s expertise across the chemical, consumer, energy, industrial, life sciences, metals and mining sectors to its own skill set, this latest acquisition also aims provide Hitachi Consulting with a deeper level of industry-specific and associated process expertise. As a result, Hitachi Consulting will be able to offer consulting capabilities in new and existing target industries.