December 22, 2014Accenture Names Omar Abbosh Chief Strategy Officer, Succeeding Shawn Collinson
NEW YORK; Dec. 22, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the appointment of Omar Abbosh as chief strategy officer. He succeeds Shawn Collinson, who will retire from the company. These changes are effective March 1, 2015.
December 22, 2014Accenture Awarded $19.8 Million Contract to Enhance Navy Enterprise Resource Planning System
ARLINGTON, Va.; Dec. 22, 2014 – The U.S. Department of the Navy has awarded Accenture Federal Services five task orders under an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide information technology support and training for the Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. Each task order has a one-year period of performance. The total value of all five task orders is $19.8 million.
December 18, 2014Accenture Reports Strong First-Quarter Fiscal 2015 Results
NEW YORK; Dec. 18, 2014 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2015, ended Nov. 30, 2014, with record net revenues of $7.9 billion, an increase of 7 percent in U.S. dollars and 10 percent in local currency over the same period last year. Diluted earnings per share were $1.29, an increase of $0.14, or 12 percent, over the same period last year.
December 17, 2014Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow, Dec. 18, to Discuss First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Results
NEW YORK; Dec. 17, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, Dec. 18, to discuss its first-quarter fiscal year 2015 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
December 16, 2014Accenture to Help Italian Broadcaster Mediaset Distribute New Streaming Video Service by Implementing Accenture Video Solution
NEW YORK; Dec. 16, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that Mediaset, Italy’s largest commercial broadcaster, is using Accenture Video Solution 4.0 in order to distribute their Infinity service, including streaming videos on demand, to Chromecast users. This extends customer options for watching content on numerous devices and provides Mediaset with opportunities to extend Infinity’s market reach.