Press release: IDG acquire Change and Sustainability Leadership experts CLP

May 1, 2024

Matthew Moore

Marketing and Digital Production Manager
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LEADERSHIP SPECIALISTS IDG EXPAND INTO EUROPE WITH ACQUISITION OF CHANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP EXPERTS CLP

ASCOT, UK. 1st May 2024

As part of its ongoing commitment to elevate leadership development and create positive change in organizations worldwide, Inspirational Development Group (IDG) today announced the acquisition of Change Leadership & Partners (CLP), effective from the 1st of May 2024.

This strategic integration will expand and improve IDG’s operations in Europe, whilst combining IDG’s extensive leadership development expertise with CLP’s innovative methodologies.

IDG’s award-winning programmes have been changing the lives of participants for over 24 years, giving them the tools to transform their teams and organizations. Its unique full-spectrum portfolio incorporates leadership development, coaching and education. This acquisition is an opportunity to further enhance its offerings and expand its market presence.

CLP has earned acclaim for its cutting-edge approach to leadership development, catering to major global corporations with a bespoke suite of solutions. The company’s founder and CEO, Dr. Marcus Gottschalk, has cultivated a robust network within Germanic and Engineering markets, positioning CLP as a trusted partner in transformative leadership education.

“The acquisition of CLP represents a strategic move to broaden our capabilities and respond to evolving client needs”, said Peter Turpie, CEO of IDG. “By combining forces, we aim to offer a holistic suite of services that address the full spectrum of leadership development and change management”.

The acquisition promises several benefits for clients and stakeholders of both organizations:

Expanded Portfolio: Clients will have access to a comprehensive range of leadership development, change, coaching and educational solutions.

Enhanced Network: A larger pool of trainers and associates ensures diverse expertise and geographical reach.

Internationalisation: Clients will benefit from broader geographical coverage and global resources with offices in India (Pune) and the Middle East (Dubai and Riyadh).

Career Development: CLP employees will have expanded opportunities for personal growth and professional advancement.

Innovation and Transformation: CLP’s innovative approach will drive transformative efforts within IDG, paving the way for enhanced services and offerings.

“We are excited about the possibilities this acquisition brings to our clients, associates and employees”, said Dr. Marcus Gottschalk, Founder and CEO of CLP. “Together with IDG, we will push the boundaries of leadership development and change management, whilst continuing to be a trusted partner to our clients.”

The official acquisition date is set for May 1st, 2024, with both organizations committed to a seamless integration process. Clients can expect uninterrupted service delivery and an enhanced suite of offerings following the acquisition.
For media inquiries or further information, please contact Matthew Moore on matthew.moore@inspirationaldg.com.

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