EY acquires Adelphi Digital, strengthening its digital consultancy practice across Asia Pacific region

Friday, 16 November 2018

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  • Adds over 170 digital consultancy professionals to EY’s existing digital team
  • Expands EY’s full service digital consultancy capabilities

Following significant growth over the past two years, EY has further strengthened its capability and resources in digital after acquiring Adelphi Digital Consulting Group, an award-winning digital consultancy in Australia and Singapore. The Adelphi Digital team of over 170 staff will join EY in Australia and Singapore, with the business now branded as EY. Adelphi Digital’s CEO, Margaret Manning, will join EY as a Partner in the Advisory practice of EY in Singapore.

“The Adelphi Digital team are extremely excited to be joining EY in both Australia and Singapore,” said Adelphi Digital Group CEO Margaret Manning, “EY has a very strong innovation consulting culture which is a great match with our heritage in digital transformation and user experience design.”

Oceania Managing Partner – Advisory Lynn Kraus said that Adelphi Digital provides acceleration, expertise and capacity to further help our clients respond to digital disruption in their respective industries.

“Coupled with our recent recognition by Forrester research as a leader in innovation consulting, EY is well placed to support our clients with all aspects of their digital lifecycle from strategy; product and service innovation, and customer experience to technology development.”

“The addition of Adelphi Digital to our already strong digital capabilities in Advisory and Tax service lines means we can help our clients move rapidly and seamlessly from concept to code,” Ms Kraus said.

“Adelphi Digital’s excellent reputation for delivering digital experiences for clients, aligns perfectly with our purpose of building a better working world,” she said.

EY and Adelphi have both recently been recognized by Forrester Research. EY was recognized as a leader in innovation consulting services in The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Consulting Services Providers, Q4 2018. EY received the highest scores of all evaluated vendors in the “Current Offering” and “Strategy” categories. The Forrester report states that EY “offers clients a business model simulator that allows executives to question, challenge, invent, and predictively design new business models.” Forrester’s evaluation helps CIOs make the right choice.

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About The Forrester Wave™

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