CompriseIT acquired by BackOffice Associates

Last updated on: June 6, 2016, Author: R Sahota

A Leamington Spa IT consultancy has been acquired by BackOffice Associates, a provider of of information governance and data modernisation solutions, headquartered in the US.

CompriseIT works with businesses on the adoption of SAP HANA, an advanced data processing system. BackOffice Associates’ acquisition of CompriseIT is the latest initiative in strengthening the information governance leader’s expertise in helping customers globally as they embark on their journey to implement SAP S/4HANA.

The deal is expected to bolster BackOffice Associates’ customer base across the globe.

David Booth, chairman and chief executive of BackOffice Associates, said: “Our relationship has evolved over the past 18 months and after a series of highly successful customer engagements, we recognised that a union between the two organisations was a natural fit for helping customers accelerate adoption and realise the most value out of SAP S/4HANA.

“The acquisition of CompriseIT extends BackOffice’s value proposition and competitive positioning as global organisations are increasingly readying themselves for SAP S/4HANA and is a critical building block in our continued commitment to excellence in this market.”

CompriseIT’s co-chief executive and SAP mentor Owen Pettiford will step into the role of senior vice president for SAP digital transformation at BackOffice Associates. David Wood has been appointed senior vice president for SAP Innovation in Europe.

“We are very excited to join the BackOffice Associates family and believe the combination of both organizations will offer the global market unprecedented access to end-to-end SAP S/4HANA delivery knowledge,” said Pettiford.

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