Accenture Helps ING Expand Focus on Client Service with the Launch of a New Workforce Management Service in the Netherlands

ING Group and Accenture have signed a five-year sourcing contract under which Accenture will manage ING Flexforce, a new service that provides ING Intermediair with complete management of its temporary insurance workforce in the Netherlands. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
June 28, 2004

Wärtsilä Signs Gobal IT Service Agreements with Accenture and HP

Wärtsilä, a leading global ship power and power plant provider announced today a 10-year agreement and Accenture for global operational and application management support. The company also announced signing a 10-year contract with and HP to provide support for its IT functions in approximately 50 countries worldwide. The initiative is part of Wärtsilä’s strategy to focus on its core businesses.
June 23, 2004

Barclays in the UK Signs £400m Contract with Accenture

Barclays in the UK has signed a six-year contract worth more than £400m to outsource information technology (IT) application development and management related to its UK-based commercial and retail banking systems to Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 23, 2004

Acquiring New Customers to Be Top Priority for Senior Executives Throughout 2004, Accenture Study Finds

Acquiring new customers is the top priority on the executive agenda for 2004, according to a global study released today by Accenture.
June 21, 2004

Accenture Reports Preliminary Third-Quarter Fiscal 2004 Results

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today reported preliminary financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2004, ended May 31, 2004.
June 17, 2004

Accenture to Host Conference Call to Discuss Preliminary Third-Quarter Fiscal 2004 Results

Accenture will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT tomorrow, Thursday, June 17, to discuss its preliminary third-quarter fiscal 2004 financial results. A news release containing these preliminary results will be issued before the call.
June 16, 2004

Accenture Finalizes Agreement with iSOFT for NHS National Program for IT

Accenture and iSOFT recently finalized an agreement under which iSOFT will provide core clinical and administrative information systems and services to Accenture as part of Accenture’s role as the North East and East local service provider for the National Health Service (NHS) National Program for IT (NPfIT).
June 16, 2004

Accenture Names Stephen J. Rohleder Chief Operating Officer, Effective Sept. 1, 2004

Accenture has named Stephen J. Rohleder chief operating officer, effective Sept. 1, 2004. Mr. Rohleder will succeed Stephan A. James, who will retire on Aug. 31 after 36 years with the company. Following his retirement, Mr. James will continue in an advisory capacity to Accenture, holding the title of international chairman.
June 14, 2004

Accenture Statement Regarding U.S. House Appropriations Committee Vote on US-VISIT Contract


June 09, 2004

Half of Manufacturing Executives Expect High Return on RFID Investment, Finds Accenture Survey

Faced with industry mandates, almost half (47 percent) of North American manufacturing executives anticipate a high return on their radio frequency identification (RFID) investments, according to results of a survey released today by Accenture.
June 07, 2004