ARAGO Consulting and bridgX Join Forces
Paris, May the 31st, 2021 – ARAGO Consulting, leading expert in digital solutions for maximising operational efficiency in business processes, announces its merger with bridgX in Belgium and Luxembourg. bridgX, an SAP Gold Partner, is a Belgian boutique HR consulting company focusing on improving the employee experience.
Paris-based ARAGO Consulting is a pioneer of the HR cloud, developing its role as a significant player in the efficiency-led digital transformation of corporate HR, procurement, and finance functions. With solid and continuous growth since its creation in 2010, ARAGO Consulting, an SAP Gold Partner, operates in 11 countries across 4 continents. It employs 180 consultants and works with blue-chip clients from a wide range of business sectors.
“ARAGO Consulting is committed to delivering the best possible service to our clients in the Benelux region. We are pleased to welcome our latest partners, Bert Caryn, Kurt De Koeyer and Raf Rottiers. With this merger, we strengthen our position in the region and add SAP® HCM on-premise expertise to the service portfolio of the whole group. We are confident this change will allow us to become the one-stop shop for HCM services.” said Jean-Christophe Péaudeau, CEO of ARAGO Consulting.
“bridgX provides us with the certainty of a successful entry into the Dutch-speaking regions of Belgium and in The Netherlands. We are delighted to be working hand in hand with bridgX.” said Yannick Raba, COO of ARAGO Consulting.
“Merging with ARAGO Consulting accelerates our path to becoming a total SaaS implementation partner for our region. We are now able to help our clients not only in the field of SAP HCM and SuccessFactors®, but also SAP Concur, SAP Fieldglass, PeopleDoc (UKG HR Service Delivery) and Qualtrics.” said Raf Rottiers, CEO of bridgX.
“Being part of the ARAGO Consulting group will allow us to globally scale our offering and at the same time expand our service portfolio. We are very excited to take this next step in the bridgX journey.” said Kurt De Koeyer, partner at bridgX.
“This is a match made in heaven, and not just because our skill set is complimentary. What is truly remarkable is our shared values and vision for the future. We are convinced that our team and clients will benefit from this collaboration.” said Bert Caryn, partner at bridgX.
“This is a new and significant step towards further growth for ARAGO Consulting in the Benelux region. Especially considering there are few competitors solely focused on HR and SAP with such a broad set of competencies and assets.” said Marc Fraipont, founding partner of ARAGO Consulting in Belgium and Luxembourg.
Working closely with the CEO Jean-Christophe Péaudeau and executive team at ARAGO Consulting, Bert Caryn, Kurt De Koeyer, and Raf Rottiers will lead the company’s activities in Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg. They will also join the board of ARAGO Consulting.
About ARAGO Consulting
The leading, long-term European SuccessFactors partner and SAP Gold Partner, ARAGO Consulting, supports its clients in rolling out fully integrated HR concierge services. As a ‘born-in-the-cloud’ specialist, it resells and implements the market’s top SaaS solutions. These include instantly recognisable industry gold standards such as:
- SAP SuccessFactors for HRIS solutions
- SAP Concur digitalization solutions for travel and expenses management
- SAP Fieldglass for managing external resources
- Qualtrics for managing the employee experience
- UKG HR Service Delivery (PeopleDoc) for the digitization of HR services.
ARAGO Consulting currently employs 180 consultants with an international presence in 11 countries (France, Austria, Belgium, Colombia, Germany, India, Luxembourg, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland) working with over 200 businesses of all sizes and industry sectors. Their clients include BIC, Bureau Veritas, Canal+, Essilor, Galapagos, Hager, Institut Pasteur, the International Committee of the Red Cross, Groupe TF1, Pernod Ricard, Puratos, Rexel, RTBF, SBM Offshore, Scott Sports, Sebia, and many others.
bridgX enables companies to digitize their HR processes by offering consultancy services and solutions, resulting in high-efficiency HR software. Our expertise and focus are on SAP SuccessFactors and SAP HCM On-Premise. The bridgX team strongly believes that improving the employee experience and providing customer-centred HR is a critical component in the business strategy of successful companies. bridgX was founded in 2007 and is a 100% Belgian company with headquarters in Diegem.
In combination with our technological knowledge, our HR expertise ideally positions us to bridge the gap between HR and IT. bridgX employs 20 passionate HRIS professionals, who are mainly senior consultants. Besides assignments in Belgium, bridgX regularly operates in an international context. bridgX consultants have provided project and support work in over 15 different European countries in recent years.