July 18, 2019

Accenture Names Jimmy Etheredge Group Chief Executive — North America

NEW YORK; July 18, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed James (“Jimmy”) Etheredge group chief executive — North America. He succeeds Julie Sweet, who will become Accenture’s chief executive officer. Martin (“Marty”) Rodgers will succeed Etheredge as senior managing director — US Southeast. These changes are effective Sept. 1, 2019.
July 17, 2019

Accenture Interactive and Cannes Lions Extend Exclusive 2019 Festival Content to Entire Creative Industry

New York; July 17, 2019 – For the first time in the festival’s history, Cannes Lions and Accenture Interactive, the Experience Agency, announce the release of exclusive festival content in the form of the 2019 Digital Doggy Bag to the entire creative industry. Given the popularity of the Digital Doggy Bag’s ‘Week in Review’, which has already accumulated 22,000 views, Cannes Lions and Accenture Interactive are now sharing the key insights and takeaways from the 66th annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for everybody to enjoy.
July 17, 2019

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in New IDC MarketScape Report for EMEA Service Providers for Digital Grid Enablement

NEW YORK; July 17, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the new IDC MarketScape: EMEA Service Providers for Digital Grid Enablement 2019 Vendor Assessment1
 
July 16, 2019

The Louvre Revamps Its Digital Strategy with Help from Accenture Interactive to Further Enrich Visitor Experience

PARIS; July 16, 2019 – The Louvre, which hosts more than 10 million visitors annually, is revamping its digital strategy with the help of Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The initiative demonstrates the Louvre’s ongoing commitment to enhance the way it welcomes visitors and promotes its collections through a complete review of the museum experience for the general public, academics, scientists, researchers and employees of the museum.
July 16, 2019

Cost of Cybercrime Continues to Rise for Financial Services Firms, According to Report from Accenture and Ponemon Institute

NEW YORK; July 16, 2019 – The cost to address and contain cyberattacks is greater for financial services firms than for companies in any other industry and the containment costs continue to inch upwards, according to a report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Ponemon Institute. 
July 15, 2019

New Accenture Platform Provides Air Cargo Carriers Real-Time Visibility into, Connectivity with, Partners' Networks

NEW YORK; July 15, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has introduced AFLS Exchange, a new cloud-based connectivity and collaboration platform that enables air cargo carriers to seamlessly integrate with their partner networks, helping them expand their footprint and create new business opportunities.
July 15, 2019

New center in Stuttgart, Germany, showcases latest innovations for the digital auto environment and car dealerships

STUTTGART, Germany; July 15, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a new Customer Experience Center here to help auto manufacturers, dealers and mobility providers envision and showcase the future of the mobility industry.
July 11, 2019

Accenture Appoints Julie Sweet Chief Executive Officer and Names David Rowland Executive Chairman, Effective Sept. 1, 2019

NEW YORK; July 11, 2019 – Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) board of directors announced that Julie Sweet has been appointed chief executive officer. David Rowland, currently interim chief executive officer, has been appointed executive chairman. Marge Magner, currently non-executive chair of the board, will resume her role as lead independent director. These changes are effective Sept. 1, 2019.
July 11, 2019

Despite Embracing the Cloud, Insurers Are Slow in Migrating Their Core Applications, New Research from Accenture Shows

NEW YORK; July 11, 2019 – Despite having transitioned many business applications to a cloud environment, insurers have been slower to migrate core applications, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
July 11, 2019

Multi-Country Survey Finds Most Workers Cite Pension and Retirement Benefits as Critical Factor when Deciding to Accept or Stay in a Job

NEW YORK; July 11, 2019 – Pension or retirement benefits are a critical factor for most workers when deciding whether to accept a job or deciding whether to stay with their current employer, according to research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) covering 10 countries in Europe, Asia-Pacific and South America.