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Swedish Multinational IFS Buys Workforce Management Firm Clevest

Nov. 2, 2020
IFS AB has completed its acquisition of Clevest Solutions Inc., a provider of mobile workforce management and advanced network deployment solutions in the utilities vertical

IFS AB has completed its acquisition of Clevest Solutions Inc., a provider of mobile workforce management and advanced network deployment solutions in the utilities vertical.

This acquisition extends IFS’s leadership in service management solutions as it intensifies its focus on driving service experience. IFS says Clevest is an ideal addition with its utilities domain expertise and international blue-chip client bases.

The moment of service is the point at which customers experience the quality of the company they are dealing with. Although relevant across all industries, it is critical in energy & utilities, which is driving providers to digitalize their core processes and evolve their business models to focus on customer service. Clevest has a proven record in enabling energy and water utility companies to transform not only in the way they differentiate through service, but also in how they achieve greater uptime and improve worker and community safety.

“Clevest demonstrates a clear commitment to delivering value for its customers in a key industry vertical for us,” commented IFS CEO, Darren Roos. He elaborated, “Clevest is already leveraging technology that brings unique business value to its customers, including Smart Metering, Smart Networks, Mobile Workforce Management and additional capabilities around optimization of scheduling dispatch – all with the ability to digitize core processes across the use cases that matter most to utilities. I am confident it will add value to what we already do for our customers in this space.”

Thomas Ligocki, CEO and Founder of Clevest noted, “To accelerate the global growth of the company I founded almost 15 years ago, I found in IFS the perfect strategic partner. By bringing together these two companies we will undoubtedly be able to offer the best Field Service Management, Mobile Workforce Management and Advanced Network Deployment solutions on the market. It also brings new opportunities and clear benefits to Clevest partners and customers as they seek new ways to scale globally.”

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