Accenture has agreed to establish a business venture with Japanese food and biotechnology firm Ajinomoto to accelerate the firm’s operational transformation.
The venture, called Ajinomoto Digital Business Partners Co., Inc., will run the operations of Ajinomoto’s corporate divisions, which include human resources, office management and procurement. Starting in April 2020, the new company will be 67% owned by Ajinomoto and 33% by Accenture.
Ajinomoto Digital Business Partners will leverage the power of robotic process automation, analytics, AI and other solutions for business process transformation. The goal will be to deliver services that enhance the functionality and efficiency of Ajinomoto’s corporate functions, using the insights from these intelligent operations to help Ajinomoto drive tangible business value.
As part of its work, Accenture will leverage its expertise in digital transformation in the consumer goods and services industry, as well as its business process services.