Capgemini announces the acquisition of Lyons Consulting Group (LYONSCG), a digital commerce service provider. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, LYONSCG accelerates the Group’s growth strategy focused on digital, notably in North America.
“LYONSCG creates world-class digital commerce experiences. With their focus on design and innovation, and their passion for nurturing talent and a customer-centric approach, they are a perfect fit with Capgemini,” comments John Mullen, Head of Application Services in North America and member of the Group Executive Committee at Capgemini. “We are committed to enabling global brands to deliver seamless, modern and brand-differentiating customer experiences that turn systems of record into systems of engagement. The addition of LYONSCG strengthens our digital capabilities and further equips us to offer clients comprehensive solutions for unified commerce. LYONSCG brings extensive Salesforce Commerce Cloud expertise. This, combined with our existing strength in Salesforce Service Cloud and other Salesforce Clouds, affirms our position as a leading Salesforce partner for delivering tangible business results.”
Founded in 2003, LYONSCG works with a number of leading retail and B2B brands such as GoPro, Titleist/FootJoy, Timex, Charlotte Russe, Vince, and Bayou Steel. Its portfolio includes digital strategy, experience design, and eCommerce implementation. With more than 300 people across North America and the UK, LYONSCG is one of the largest independent digital commerce firms. Leading practice areas also include SAP Hybris and Magento. Most recently, LYONSCG was named the ‘2017 Salesforce Commerce Cloud Global Delivery Partner of the Year’ for best-in-class client implementations and levels of support.
“At LYONSCG we live, eat and breathe commerce. This focus has earned us industry recognition for creating exceptional digital experiences. Joining the Capgemini family will enable us to strengthen and expand our services for clients around the world. In addition, there is a tremendous opportunity to integrate our capabilities with Capgemini’s holistic approach to digital transformation, and support the many clients who are on this extensive journey right now. We are very excited about this next stage in our company and the many opportunities it presents for both our employees and clients,” says Rich Lyons, CEO and Co-Founder, LYONSCG.
“Capgemini is a leading partner of Salesforce and we are thrilled to see them expand their Salesforce Commerce Cloud expertise with the addition of LYONSCG,” adds Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO, Salesforce.
adds, Paul Hermelin, Chairman and CEO, Capgemini Group. “After the recent acquisition of Itelios in Europe, Capgemini continues to invest to become a prime partner of Salesforce in e-commerce and to keep our clients at the forefront of their marketplace.”
The transaction will take place in the days to come.