TELUS - President and CEO, Darren Entwistle.
President and CEO, Darren Entwistle.
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  • TELUS (T) and TELUS International (TIXT) have completed the previously announced acquisition of WillowTree
  • The acquired company has now been rebranded as WillowTree, a TELUS International company
  • As a full-service digital product provider, it will add key front-end design and build competencies to TELUS International’s fulsome suite of end-to-end capabilities
  • TELUS is a communications technology company spanning wireless, data, IP, voice, television, entertainment, video and security
  • TELUS (T) was up 0.323 per cent, trading at $26.405 per share

TELUS (T) and TELUS International (TIXT) have completed their acquisition of WillowTree.

Both organizations have met all closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

The acquired company has now been rebranded as WillowTree, a TELUS International company.

As a premier, full-service digital product provider, it will add key front-end design and build competencies to TELUS International’s fulsome suite of end-to-end capabilities across the full customer experience value chain.

“Today marks another exciting step in TELUS International’s journey, as we welcome the skilled and talented WillowTree team into our TELUS family,” stated Darren Entwistle, Chair of the Board of TELUS International and President and CEO of TELUS.

“Indeed, in joining our team, WillowTree has further diversified TELUS International’s expansive client base, adding new marquee customers and amplifying cross-selling competencies, globally,” he added.

“This latest acquisition, our tenth since 2005, represents the next chapter in our team’s ongoing execution of our successful growth strategy,” said Jeff Puritt, President and CEO of TELUS International.

TELUS International has now grown to encompass a diverse, multilingual team of more than 70,000 team members, a global AI community of more than one million-trained annotators and 69 delivery centres and digital design studios located in 30 countries across North, Central and South America, Europe and Asia.

The addition of WillowTree’s more than 50 new marquee brands has further diversified TELUS International’s client base and it now supports more than 650 clients across key industry verticals.

“This is an exciting milestone in WillowTree’s growth journey since its inception in 2008, and we could not be more excited to join together with TELUS International as one team with a shared passion for delivering engaging digital customer experiences and a like-minded culture that prioritizes the care, engagement and development of our team members,” said Tobias Dengel, President of WillowTree, a TELUS International company.

TELUS International designs, builds and delivers digital solutions to enhance the customer experience for global and disruptive brands.

TELUS is a communications technology company with $17 billion in annual revenue and 17 million customer connections spanning wireless, data, IP, voice, television, entertainment, video and security.

TELUS (T) was up 0.323 per cent, trading at $26.405 at 9:38 am ET.


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