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Thoughtworks Completes Acquisition of Handmade Design to Boost CX and Design Strategy in Brazil

Thoughtworks Completes Acquisition of Handmade Design to Boost CX and Design Strategy in Brazil

Thoughtworks (NASDAQ: TWKS), a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering, today announced it has completed the acquisition of privately-held, Brazilian-based Handmade Design, an innovation through design consultancy to generate business value for clients. This acquisition adds premium customer experience (CX) and product design capacity and capabilities in Brazil for the benefit of clients and end users worldwide.  


“We are thrilled to welcome Handmade Design and its clients to Thoughtworks and look forward to working together to strengthen our ability to provide end-to-end solutions —  from strategy to delivery — that help our clients rapidly drive growth and value through extraordinary customer experiences. Today’s announcement also reinforces Thoughtworks’ long-term commitment to Brazil bolstering our customer experience, product and design service line,” said Marta Saft, managing director, Thoughtworks Brazil.


Thoughtworks announced its intent to acquire Handmade Design on June 28, 2022. Financial details were not disclosed. 


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About Thoughtworks

Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. We are 12,000+ people strong across 50 offices in 17 countries. Over the last 25+ years, we’ve delivered extraordinary impact together with our clients by helping them solve complex business problems with technology as the differentiator.


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Email: linda.horiuchi@thoughtworks.com

Phone: +1 (646) 581-2568