Accenture has agreed to acquire Myrtle Consulting Group, an industrial operations consulting firm headquartered in Houston.
Myrtle partners with consumer goods companies, as well as other industries, to produce and distribute goods in a safer, more efficient and sustainable way. It specializes in optimizing clients’ sourcing, production, supply chain operations and execution, and also has expertise in change management methodology, organization design and implementation, leadership development and frontline coaching.
The acquisition will expand Accenture’s manufacturing and supply chain capabilities, including strengthen its ability to transform these areas for clients from initial value assessments and operating model strategies to new business processes and technology solutions.
Myrtle’s team will join Accenture Industry X, which helps clients improve how they operate factories and plants.
“Cost, quality and safety remain a constant and rising challenge for manufacturing and operations leaders,” said Nigel Stacey, global lead of Accenture Industry X, in a statement. “They need to free untapped value across production sites and distribution centers, so they can invest in resilient and responsible operating models for manufacturing and supply chains that are future-proof and digital-enabled. This is what the combined skills of Accenture and Myrtle will help them achieve.”
The executive will lead all aspects of PMI’s supply chain operations in the North America and EMEA regions – including sales, demand and supply planning, sourcing, manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics.