The global specialist for digital end-to-end business process solutions cbs Corporate Business Solutions acquires the IT service and consulting company projekt0708 GmbH. projekt0708 becomes an independent subsidiary of cbs Corporate Business Solutions Unternehmensberatung GmbH. The merger combines the two companies into a full-service provider specializing in Human Experience Management (HXM).
"We remain projekt0708. At the same time, we are now part of a successfully managed, global consulting company with a compelling strategy, strong growth ambitions and a culture that fits us. As a result, we are creating new development opportunities and career prospects, and offering long-term stability and security. We have the opportunity to benefit from cbs's strong market position in the future," says Matthias Grün, CEO of projekt0708.
There will be no changes in the roles and responsibilities of projekt0708's management. Matthias Grün, Dirk Jäckel and Michael Scheffler will remain managing directors of projekt0708 GmbH.
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As part of the Materna Group, cbs is the hidden champion for global and digital end-to-end business process solutions and employs more than 1,200 people at 22 locations - at its headquarters in Heidelberg, at other locations in Germany and at international subsidiaries (including Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Finland, USA, Malaysia). With its global consulting organization, the logistics subsidiary and cloud provider Leogistics, the manufacturing specialist Trebing + Himstedt, its own nearshore and offshore centers as well as a strong partner network, cbs implements successful customer projects worldwide.
cbs owes its strong market position primarily to its highly qualified solutions and comprehensive consulting expertise. The values, the high demand for innovation, the distinctive team spirit, the international orientation as well as the strong focus on process and technology expertise are also in line with projekt0708.
With more than 25 years of market presence, cbs strengthens projekt0708's market position and provides access to a broad customer base in the manufacturing industry. projekt0708 gains access to the resources of the cbs group, including its national and international locations. The employees of projekt0708 receive new career perspectives and training opportunities through the merger. cbs acts as a strong partner on the growth path of projekt0708 and provides the necessary security and stability in a dynamic market.
Joint development to become the top SAP partner for HXM in the DACH region
With the acquisition, cbs and projekt0708 combine their respective competencies to achieve a common goal: to become the top SAP partner for HXM in the DACH region. projekt0708 complements the consulting company of the global market leader as an HR/IT transformation consultancy and specialist for the cloud solutions SAP SuccessFactors and SAP Concur as well as the on-premise based SAP HCM or SAP HCM for S/4HANA (H4S4). In addition, the Munich-based company strengthens cbs with its extensive expertise in optimizing the user experience of business applications based on the latest SAP UI technologies, such as SAP Fiori / SAPUI5. The SAP HXM portfolio will be complemented by cbs consultants in the important HR core areas of time management and payroll (PY + PT).
"With the acquisition of projekt0708, we continue to write our success story and drive our growth. Together, we will support global market leaders in their strategic development. With NEXT ONE, we are creating the next generation of business solutions - and this applies to human resources as well. With projekt0708, we have a great opportunity to cover our customers' wide range of HR topics even better and more comprehensively," says Rainer Wittwen, CEO of cbs.
"This is a big step forward for the HXM topic within cbs - the existing HXM team will receive a further boost, amongst other things due to the enormous increase in competence, especially in the area of SAP SuccessFactors. With the merger, we are combining the complementary skills of both companies - to the benefit of our customers," emphasizes Jürgen Remmert, member of the management board and responsible for HXM at cbs. "We will consistently roll out the p78 service and app portfolio in all of cbs' international target markets and further expand the app solutions business," Remmert added.
About cbs Corporate Business Solutions
Consulting excellence for world market leaders – this is what cbs stands for. We advise the world’s most amazing companies: renowned, highly innovative customers and hidden champions of the international manufacturing, chemical, life science and automotive industry.
With experience from more than 3,000 international projects and over 25 years of market presence, we are the hidden champion for global and digital end-to-end business process solutions. 70 percent of the world market leaders in western europe trust us.
cbs creates the next generation of Enterprise Solutions. NEXT ONE combines end-2-end solutions, innovative technologies, consulting for strategy, architecture and process design with unique transformation services into a market-leading offering.
cbs is part of the Materna Group and employs 1,200 people at 22 locations. With its global consulting organization, the supply chain management provider Leogistics, the manufacturing and IoT specialist Trebing + Himstedt, its own nearshore and offshore centers, and a strong partner network, cbs implements successful customer projects around the globe.
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