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Huron Closes Acquisition of Growth Strategy Firm Innosight


Global professional services firm Huron (HURN) today announced it has completed its acquisition of growth strategy firm Innosight Holdings, LLC. The combination of the firms enhances Huron’s capabilities in the areas of strategic growth, innovation and transformation.

“The addition of Innosight strengthens our ability to help organizations implement and sustain strategic growth initiatives,” said James H. Roth, chief executive officer and president of Huron. “As we continue to broaden our offerings to clients in healthcare, education, life sciences and the commercial sectors, the Innosight team adds expertise in helping organizations confront disruptive forces, and create and execute sustainable strategies for growth and innovation.”

Built by leading strategic thinkers and co-founded by renowned strategy consultant Mark Johnson and Harvard Business School professor and author Clayton Christensen, the world’s foremost authority on disruptive innovation, Innosight’s innovation and transformational strategies have proven successful in industries undergoing disruptive change.

“Great businesses can be destabilized quickly and unexpectedly,” said Scott Anthony, managing partner at Innosight, who now becomes a Huron managing director. “Innosight’s methodology, alongside Huron’s deep expertise in healthcare, education and life sciences, will help leaders in these critical industries navigate changing market dynamics, regulation and consumer expectations to grow for the long-term.”

For reporting purposes, Innosight will be included in the Huron Business Advisory segment. For more information, read the press release announcing the acquisition here.


Huron is a global professional services firm committed to achieving sustainable results in partnership with its clients. The company brings depth of expertise in strategy, technology, operations, advisory services and analytics to drive lasting and measurable results in the healthcare, higher education, life sciences and commercial sectors. Through focus, passion and collaboration, Huron provides guidance to support organizations as they contend with the change transforming their industries and businesses. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.

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