Accenture Acquires Kates Kesler


Accenture (NYSE: ACN) acquired Kates Kesler, a New York City-based organization design consultancy for large companies to execute their growth strategies.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

Kates Kesler joins Accenture’s Talent & Organization / Human Potential practice, adding new methodologies and organizational design solutions that will expand existing C-suite offerings including: People Experience, Organization, Leadership & Culture, Work & Workforce, Digital Core, Business & Change Agility, Intelligent Operating Model and Living Systems.

Founded in 2010 by Amy Kates and Greg Kesler, Kates Kesler is a respected firm in the field of organization design. In addition to consulting, the firm helps their clients build internal capability, including through executive education programs with leading universities globally.

Kates and Kesler are thought leaders and practitioners who have authored numerous books on organization design. Their most recent book, Bridging Organization Design and Performance, guides CEOs in activating their global operating models.



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