November 13, 2003

Accenture Appoints Two Independent Directors to Its Board of Directors

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed two new independent directors, Dennis F. Hightower and William L. Kimsey, to the company’s board of directors. The appointments are effective immediately.
November 10, 2003

Novation Teams With Accenture to Offer Supply Chain Training to Hospital Materials Management Executives

Novation, the supply company of VHA Inc. and the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), has signed a multi-year agreement with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to offer Web-based supply chain management education to materials management executives.
November 03, 2003

Procurement Outsourcing Poised to Double, Accenture Survey Finds

Nearly half of companies in Europe and the United States are considering outsourcing part of their procurement operations within three years, more than double the 22 percent of respondents who said they currently outsource aspects of procurement, according to a survey released today by Accenture.
October 27, 2003

Accenture Signs Global Integration Services Agreement with Reuters

Accenture and Reuters Group, the global information company, today announced they have signed a global information technology services agreement to support systems integration of Reuters products globally. Reuters announced in February that it intended to exit the systems integration services business to focus on its core information services.
October 23, 2003

Consortium of Thales, Accenture and Vialis Selected to Create Unified Transport Ticketing and Payment System for the Netherlands

Trans Link Systems has chosen The East-West Consortium -- led by Thales, Accenture and Vialis -- to design, develop and implement a unified electronic ticketing and payment system for public transit in The Netherlands.
October 22, 2003

Accenture Awarded LIBRA IT Contract To Modernize Magistrates' Courts

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) announced today that it has been awarded a £38.5 million contract to implement a new standard IT system for Magistrates' Courts in England and Wales.
October 14, 2003

Accenture, Answerthink, and The Hackett Group Announce Strategic Alliance

Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Answerthink (Nasdaq: ANSR), and The Hackett Group, an Answerthink company, today announced a strategic alliance to jointly market and deliver benchmarking solutions aimed at introducing clients to the best practices of the world’s top companies.
October 08, 2003

New Regulations Prompt Broad Changes in Corporate Practices, says Financial Project Published by Montgomery Research and Accenture

Tough new disclosure requirements and rising competition will likely speed the implementation of sophisticated business analytic and performance management tools at large corporations, according to a new book published by Montgomery Research, Inc. and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 08, 2003

Accenture to Host Conference Call to Discuss Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2003 Results

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:15 a.m. EDT tomorrow, Oct. 9, to discuss its fourth-quarter and full-year fiscal 2003 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.