Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired The Storytellers, a U.K. creative management consultancy that partners with CEOs and other C-Suite leaders to develop their narratives to accelerate transformational change and boost performance in their organizations. The acquisition will enhance Accenture's capabilities in transformational change and further help clients with articulating and activating their vision and change strategies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 2003, The Storytellers has a proven track record of helping business leaders with a human-centered approach to activate their transformations and new business strategies. They combine deep expertise in storytelling with facilitation, skills-building, creative communications, and immersive digital and live event production, to help leaders create and deliver a compelling, action-oriented narrative that motivates their colleagues and customers. The Storytellers has partnered with over 200 clients to co-create stories that have helped to realize the benefits of change in organizations. Their team of professionals will join the Talent & Organization / Human Potential practice.
"In 20 years, The Storytellers has built a formidable reputation for helping business leaders accelerate their transformation strategies to thrive in a world of fast-paced change," said Tim Good, Accenture's Talent & Organization / Human Potential lead, EMEA. "A compelling vision and narrative are now fundamental for driving change, and they bring deep understanding of the transformative power of a story and its role in energizing people around a shared ambition. Together, with Accenture's breadth of consulting and technology services, we will bring an innovative team to C-Suite clients to help them reinvent their business and build resilience for the future."
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