West Monroe Partners Welcomes Grupo ASSA to Global Consulting Network
Expanding the two firms’ global reach to serve international clients even further.
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--West Monroe Partners today announced a strategic consulting agreement with Grupo ASSA, a Latin American consulting and managed services firm that helps its clients transform their organizations. Headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Grupo ASSA has nearly 1500 consultants in 10 offices across Latin America, including Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Chile and Colombia. Like West Monroe Partners, their team focuses on “Full Transformation Lifecycle Management.” Programs led by Grupo ASSA start with digital transformation and have a growing reputation as a key player in this space.
“Our complementary cultures and business philosophies create a winning recipe for a successful alliance relationship. We foresee a bright future ahead with West Monroe Partners.”
Grupo ASSA now joins BearingPoint and West Monroe Partners’ global network which promotes joint client service, referrals and the ability to share intellectual property and assets. In March 2010, West Monroe Partners announced a strategic consulting alliance with BearingPoint to expand their global market coverage and better provide services to their international clients. Like West Monroe Partners and BearingPoint, Grupo ASSA was founded by a group of consultants with an entrepreneurial spirit and a deep desire to help organizations transform the way they do business. This strengthens the global network’s common goals and is a show of solidarity to the market of a strong presence across the globe.
“As we work more and more with global organizations, having an expanded group of network partners and access to knowledge and resources in new markets allows us to deliver on our promise to serve our global clients, locally,” said Gil Mermelstein, Managing Director of the Strategic Alliance. “It also opens new doors for us to serve clients based in Latin America with consulting needs in North America, specifically in key industries such as Retail, Manufacturing and Life Sciences.”
“We look forward to working with West Monroe Partners to support clients in achieving their global business goals,” said Claudio Della Penna, Chief Operating Officer of Grupo ASSA. “Our complementary cultures and business philosophies create a winning recipe for a successful alliance relationship. We foresee a bright future ahead with West Monroe Partners.
West Monroe Partners and Grupo ASSA will continue to focus on their respective local markets, while collaborating on projects that require worldwide reach. Under the terms of the agreement, the two firms will refer business opportunities; collaborate on client work in North America, Latin America, and beyond.
About West Monroe Partners:
West Monroe Partners is a North American, business and technology consulting firm focused on guiding organizations through projects that fundamentally transform their business. With the experience to create the most ambitious visions as well as the skills to implement the smallest details of our client’s most critical projects, West Monroe Partners is a proven provider of growth and efficiency to large enterprises, as well as more nimble middle-market organizations. Our more than 450 consulting professionals drive better business results by harnessing our collective experience across a range of industries, serving clients out of offices across the US and Canada. For more information, visit our website at www.westmonroepartners.com.
About Grupo ASSA:
Founded in 1992, gA is the leading independent Latin American Digital Business Transformation firm. We partner with leading global companies to meet their business aspirations.
gA helps its clients deal with increasing challenges and complexities brought about by the digital economy, with its “Full Transformation Lifecycle Approach” and has recently been recognized in May 2014 as a leader in Digital Business Transformation by Gartner.