American digital firm Publicis Sapient acquires Dubai-based cloud company Changi

By Arya M Nair, Intern Reporter
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Publicis Sapient, an American digital consulting company, has acquired Changi Consulting, a cloud solutions company and a top five Salesforce partner in the MENA region.

Based in Dubai, UAE, Changi was founded in 2010. As Salesforce’s longest-running partner in the UAE, Changi has represented Salesforce in the UAE over the last twelve years. Its 100 percent Salesforce-certified experts come from twelve countries and speak eighteen languages.

Changi develops and delivers cloud-based solutions aimed at supporting businesses in the acceleration, automation, and optimization of their operations by leveraging its expertise across all major industries and business operations.

Changi’s services are used by more than 120 companies in the retail, consumer goods, automotive, health, telecommunications, and financial services sectors, including STC Bahrain and Alyasra Foods in Kuwait. It has successfully delivered more than 400 projects across the GCC and wider MENA region and maintained a 5-star customer rating and 9.89 customer satisfaction score on AppExchange.

Ghassan Chkaiban
Ghassan Chkaiban
Founder & MD
Changi Consulting

“At Changi, trust, passion, innovation and a relentless focus on customers power our ability to offer cloud-based solutions that help streamline our clients’ growth and deliver the best customer experiences. Changi and Publicis Sapient each have more than a decade of partnership with Salesforce, well-aligned expertise across diverse industries and a shared commitment to serving as the digital business transformation partner of choice for some of the world’s top brands. The strategic alignment of both teams adds exponential value to our customers. We’re excited to drive even more customer impact together.”

“We’re very impressed with Changi’s leadership team, broad depth of cloud expertise and capabilities and long history with Salesforce. Changi is a strategic acquisition for Publicis Sapient. It serves as a foundation for our strong growth in the MENA region and further expansion of our Salesforce partnership globally. Not only does Changi have a stellar reputation within the Salesforce ecosystem, but it is also recognized for its ability to take on complex international projects, which adds continued strength to our global distributed delivery model,” said Publicis Sapient’s CEO Mr. Nigel Vaz.

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