Toronto: KPMG LLP has expanded its Canadian consulting practice, with the decision of Plato Consulting Inc. to join it this week.
Plato, founded in 1997, is headquartered in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador and is firmly entrenched in the Canadian Atlantic marketplace.
The firm comprises more than 50 information technology professionals who provide specialized IT consulting services and solutions to public and private sector organizations, healthcare agencies, and Crown corporations.
"The healthcare and public sectors are undergoing significant transformation, and Plato's capabilities ensure we will deliver leading edge solutions for our clients in Atlantic Canada," said Rob Brouwer, Canadian Managing Partner, Clients and Markets, KPMG.
"An excellent fit for the firm, the Plato team brings IT capabilities instrumental to delivering these unique services and meeting evolving market needs."
"Combining Plato's skills, experience, and innovative IT solutions with KPMG's Advisory practice allows us to focus on large-scale transformation engagements," said Jeff Smith, Canadian Managing Partner, Advisory, KPMG.
"The IT sector calls for a range of capabilities when delivering enterprise solutions, including advisory services, product integration, staff support, data and security management, and enterprise networks management — this makes KPMG a one-stop-shop for clients' IT needs."
"We're proud to join the KPMG family and help establish a leadership role in Atlantic Canada," said Kevin Fleming, Plato Consulting.
"We consider KPMG the preferred partner that will best serve our clients and provide the best opportunities for our team. Together, we are committed to providing a seamless transition for our clients and colleagues."
KPMG has some 6,000 staff in Canada.