HRMS and ATS merge to form Ascend, Inc.

Lou Sylaj from ATS and Mike Maiorino from HRMS seal the deal

HRMS Solutions (HRMS) and ATS Management Consulting (ATS) are proud to announce their strategic merger, establishing the newly formed Ascend, Inc. This unification brings together more than 110 certified consultants and management of over 300 active projects to create one of the largest exclusive UKG® services partners in North America, establishing Ascend as a dominant force in the […]

Wipro, Cisco, and AT&T join forces for next-gen retail experience

Wipro, Cisco, and AT&T join forces for next-gen retail experience

Wipro Limited , a leading technology services and consulting company, recently announced the expansion of retail-focused capabilities within Wipro VisionEDGE+. This enhanced offering, developed in partnership with Cisco and AT&T, and leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS), serves as a comprehensive retail transformation platform designed to unlock the full potential of retail media network. According to […]

Verdantas announces acquisition of Lewandowski Engineers

Verdantas Acquires Lewandowski Engineers A Strategic Move to Enhance Services in the Great Lakes Area

Verdantas, a private-equity-backed firm specializing in environmental science, engineering and consulting, announced today it has acquired Lewandowski Engineers, (Lewandowski). This strategic move further solidifies Verdantas’ commitment to excellence and expands our service offerings in the Great Lakes Area. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Lewandowski has over 100 years of experience and has earned a reputation as […]

Western Alliance Bank welcomes Paulina Woo to the firm

Paulina Woo as Senior Director, Treasury Management – Corporate Finance, Public and Nonprofit Finance, Western Alliance Bank

Western Alliance Bank yesterday announced that Paulina Woo has joined the organization as a senior director, treasury management, in the bank’s Corporate Finance and Public and Nonprofit Finance groups. Woo brings more than 15 years of experience providing investment advisory and treasury management consulting services to institutional and government clients across the western U.S. In […]

Aureon acquires cloud and managed IT clients from Northwest Communications

Aureon Acquires Cloud and Managed IT Clients from Northwest Communications

Aureon, a regional leader in business connectivity, managed IT, consulting services, and contact center solutions, announces the acquisition of Cloud and Managed IT Clients from Northwest Communications Inc., a subsidiary of Northwest Communications Cooperative Association effective January 31, 2024. This acquisition includes the transfer of commercial Clients in northwest Iowa to Aureon. “Expanding our Cloud […]

Compass Minerals adds Edward Dowling as CEO

Edward C. Dowling Jr. President and CEO, Compass Minerals

Compass Minerals, a leading global provider of essential minerals, announced that its board of directors has named Edward C. Dowling Jr. as the company’s new president and chief executive officer, effective Jan. 18, 2024. Dowling will continue to serve on the company’s board, which he joined in March 2022. Dowling succeeds Kevin S. Crutchfield, who […]

ELIQUENT Life Sciences welcomes Steve Purtell as CFO

Steve Purtell, Chief Financial Officer, ELIQUENT Life Sciences

ELIQUENT Life Sciences, a global regulatory consulting firm for the life sciences industry, yesterday announced the appointment of Steve Purtell as its new chief financial officer (CFO). This strategic addition to ELIQUENT’s executive team underscores the company’s commitment to financial excellence and sustainable growth. “Steve’s appointment comes at a pivotal moment for ELIQUENT. As we […]

Ascend Capital Partners acquires majority stake in Seoul Medical Group

Ascend Capital Partners Acquires Majority Stake in Seoul Medical Group (SMG)

Ascend Capital Partners (“Ascend”), a healthcare focused private equity partnership, today announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Seoul Medical Group (SMG), one of the country’s leading physician-run Independent Physician Associations (IPA) dedicated to providing both high-quality clinical and non-clinical healthcare services to patients. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1993, […]

Rivian welcomes Dr. Kjell Gruner to its leadership team

Dr. Kjell Gruner, Chief Commercial Officer and President, Business Growth, Rivian

Rivian Automotive, Inc. recently announced it has appointed Dr. Kjell Gruner as its Chief Commercial Officer and President, Business Growth. Gruner is joining Rivian from Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), where he was most recently President and CEO. Gruner starts at Rivian and will report directly to Rivian Founder and CEO RJ Scaringe. At […]

Accenture acquires ATI Solutions Group

Accenture Acquires ATI Solutions Group to Help Clients in Australia Automate Field Operations Faster and More Efficiently

Accenture has acquired ATI Solutions Group (ATI), a Perth-based consulting service provider to the mining, energy and rail industries. ATI will enhance Accenture’s capabilities in West Australia, where specialized digital and industrial talent is in high demand. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ATI offers clients a broad skill set and has experience across a wide […]