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Ghent, 10 October 2017. Pauwels Consulting, the Belgian engineering, life sciences and IT recruitment and consultancy company, is proud to announce the acquisition of Akros Solutions, the Belgian IT recruitment and consultancy firm with offices in Brussels.
Akros Solutions was founded in 2009 by Sebastian Jacquin and Amélie Alleman. In the past 8 years, Akros Solutions has established itself as one of the leaders in the Brussels IT recruitment and consultancy market.
As of today, Akros Solutions will work as an autonomous company within the Pauwels Consulting group. Sebastian Jacquin and Amélie Alleman will both stay on board to further expand the market share of Akros Solutions in the Brussels and French market.
This acquisition will help us strengthen our position in Brussels and Wallonia
“I am very happy with this merger”, says Bert Pauwels, Managing Director of Pauwels Consulting. Akros Solutions has a great reputation and their IT specialties and customer base are complementary to ours. This merger will help us strengthen our position as IT recruitment and consultancy company in Brussels and Wallonia.”
“We are always on the lookout to partner up with dynamic recruitment and consultancy firms with a smart and ambitious management. Sebastian Jacquin and Amélie Alleman bring a lot of experience, a strong network and a clear vision to the table. I look forward to further growing our businesses together”.
This merger will offer new exciting opportunities for all our consultants and clients.
“Amélie and I both felt it was time to take the next step with our firm”, says Sebastian Jacquin, founder and director at Akros Solutions. “We could continue growing like we already did, but we decided it would be even better to partner up with an experienced company with a proven (international) track record and ambitious management. This merger will help us take the next step in our growth and it will help us serve our clients in more areas than before.”
“In addition to our similar visions and ambitions, there was an instant connection with Bert Pauwels and the other members of his team”, says Amélie Alleman, founder and director at Akros Solutions. “This was very important for Sebastian and me. We look forward to working together with Bert and his team. This merger will offer new exciting opportunities for all our consultants and clients.”