May 17, 2013Accenture to Strengthen Digital Marketing and eCommerce Capabilities with Acquisition of Acquity Group
NEW YORK and CHICAGO; May 17, 2013 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Acquity Group Ltd. (NYSE MKT: AQ) have entered into a definitive agreement under which Accenture will acquire Acquity Group, a leading digital marketing and eCommerce company. The acquisition will further strengthen and expand the broad range of digital marketing services that Accenture provides to clients.
May 15, 2013Accenture Study Finds Europe Must Grow Its Manufacturing Sector to Maintain International Competitiveness
BRUSSELS; May 16, 2013 – The vast majority of Europe’s business leaders and senior decision makers say Europe must grow the size of its manufacturing sector if it is not to lose its competitiveness, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on behalf of BUSINESSEUROPE. The study, published in a report, Unlocking Industrial Opportunities, also reveals executives’ concern about Europe’s competitive weaknesses in technology innovation, high energy costs and skills.
May 15, 2013Accenture Demonstrates Support for U.S. Military Guard and Reserve Employees
CHARLOTTE, NC; May 15, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense operational committee, announced today that Accenture will sign a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve. The signing will occur as part of a day of resume development and interview skill workshops that Accenture is hosting at the North Carolina Employment Security Commission Offices on May 21, 2013. Mike Salvino, Accenture’s group chief executive for Business Process Outsourcing will sign the pledge and will be joined by Bud Baker, chairman of the North Carolina ESGR Committee.
May 14, 2013Accenture and Blue Assistance Sign Multi-Year Agreements to Provide Third Party Administration Services to the Italian Health Insurance Market
MILAN; May 14, 2013 – Blue Assistance, a subsidiary of Reale Mutua Assicurazioni Group the largest Italian mutual insurer, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to provide back office and IT services under a multi-year agreement designed to help support and expand its health insurance assistance services business in Italy.
May 14, 2013Accenture Awarded Management Consulting and Systems Integration Contract from Tullow Oil
LONDON; May 14, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Tullow Oil (LSE: TLW) to design and implement a new SAP® solution to replace the oil exploration and production company’s accounting and supply chain systems and to manage the integration of the technology and business processes across these two functions through development of a new target operation model.