Accenture Acquires Solvera Solutions to Expand Digital Transformation Capabilities in Western Canada | national company

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 25, 2022–

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has acquired Solvera Solutions, a Regina-based company that provides platform-based digital transformation services in Western Canada. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Accenture has acquired Solvera Solutions, a Regina-based company that provides platform-based digital transformation services across Western Canada. (Graphic: Business Wire)

Founded in 2005, Solvera Solutions has a team of over 450 professionals with deep consulting and managed services capabilities across ServiceNow, Microsoft and SAP platforms. Solvera Solutions serves clients in the public sector, healthcare, financial services, utilities, energy and agriculture, and will be a catalyst for Accenture’s continued growth in British Columbia, Alberta, in Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

“Adding Solvera Solutions’ digital transformation capabilities to ServiceNow, Microsoft and SAP, along with their local market and industry expertise, means we are even better positioned to support our customers in Western Canada,” said Jeffrey Russell, president of Accenture in Canada. “Customers across all industries will benefit as we help them leverage the cloud and enhanced service delivery capabilities to transform their services and customer operations, ultimately driving greater business value through their investments in state-of-the-art platform.”

Solvera Solutions brings extensive experience on the ServiceNow platform; extends Accenture’s current offerings on Microsoft Modern Workplace and Microsoft Power Platform; and enhances SAP S/4HANA capabilities and resources.

Robert Vokes, Managing Director and Head of Financial Services for Accenture in Canada, added, “Solvera Solutions is a deeply respected, high-performing digital transformation specialist with a talented team committed to the communities we she serves, making her a great addition to Accenture. Solvera Solutions is expanding our presence in the West, driving value and growth for our platform offerings in this key geographic region.

Reg Robinson, CEO and Co-Founder of Solvera Solutions, said, “The rate of digital adoption has accelerated in recent years and we are committed to staying at the forefront of service delivery. Joining Accenture allows us to offer our clients an even broader range of resources and expertise through Accenture’s network of professionals across Canada and around the world, while providing our employees with a wealth of new career growth.

Solvera Solutions is Accenture Canada’s sixth acquisition since 2020, joining the recent additions of XtremeEDA, Gevity, Cloudworks, Avenai and Callisto Integration.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with industry-leading digital, cloud and security capabilities. Combining unparalleled experience and specialist skills in more than 40 industries, we offer strategy and advisory, technology and operations, and Accenture Song services, all powered by the world’s largest network of advanced technology centers and smart operations. Our 710,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving customers in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our customers, our people, our shareholders, our partners and our communities. Visit us at accenture.com.

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