Date : 21/12/2016
4C Consulting set to become Europe’s largest Salesforce consultancy following CloudSocius acquisition
- Acquisition makes 4C the largest independent Salesforce Consultancy in Europe with over 180 Salesforce Consultants across offices in London, Paris, Brussels, Mechelen, Lille, Dubai, Casablanca and Warsaw.
- CloudSocius will become part of 4C Group, with the two brands operating as normal in the short term.
4C Consulting, the Belgian based Salesforce Platinum Partner has today acquired CloudSocius, a leading Salesforce Gold Partner operating in the UK and UAE. The deal will see 4C strengthen its position as a platinum delivery partner of all Salesforce.com cloud solutions and services to businesses across the UK, Europe and Middle East. As a result of the acquisition, CloudSocius will become the UK and UAE arm of the 4C Group’s cloud consultancy business, making 4C the largest independent Salesforce Partner in Europe with more than 180 skilled consultants, spread across nine offices.
CloudSocius MD and Co-Founder Gareth Stephens will be named CEO of the UK and Middle East business units and also becomes a 4C Group Director alongside Chairman Johan Van Genechten, Pascal Borremans, CEO, Kris Larivière, CCO. “The Cloud technology industry is booming, and now more than ever, businesses are committed to undergoing an end-to-end digital transformation, adopting cloud services to accelerate business growth, manage customers more efficiently, as well as developing a greater range of products and services,“ said Johan Van Genechten, Chairman of 4C Group . “CloudSocius have an incredible delivery business in the core Salesforce clouds. Adding the expertise of more than 65 skilled Salesforce Consultants from the CloudSocius team gives 4C the critical mass in Salesforce certifications and industry knowledge to strengthen our position across the UK, Europe and the Middle East.”
“4C add all of the other clouds to our capabilities as well as true management consultancy and deep analytics skills. I couldn’t be happier to be part of the 4C Group,” said Gareth Stephens, CEO and Co-Founder of CloudSocius. “Creating customer companies is now the combined strategy and as part of the 4C Group, we now have the industry experience, cloud certifications and Salesforce knowledge to deliver a platinum customer experience to businesses across the UK, Europe and UAE.”
Founded in 2012 by Gareth Stephens and Luke Sims, CloudSocius is a privately held company with offices in London and Dubai. The Salesforce Gold Partner serves companies in more than 15 countries and has 65 Salesforce Consultants with over 50 cloud certifications.
4C are a leading European Salesforce consultancy with more than 20 years experience in building customer companies. Spread over nine global offices with more than 180 consultants, 4C are experts in the cloud with significant management consultancy experience and deep analytics skills.
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