December 22, 2012

United Bank of India Awards Accenture Two-Year Management Consulting Agreement to Support its Strategic Transformation Program

KOLKATA, India; Dec. 22, 2012 – United Bank of India (UBI), a leading public sector bank from the East, is embarking on a transformation program to enhance its productivity by harnessing technology and operational changes. UBI has signed an agreement with Accenture (NYSE: ACN), which will provide management consulting advisory services to support the bank’s strategic transformation program.
December 21, 2012

TPP Selects Accenture to Implement Patient Record System Across Community and Children’s Health Services in Southern England

LONDON; Dec. 21, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by The Phoenix Partnership (TPP) to implement a patient administration system across nine community health systems and children’s health services for the National Health Services (NHS) in southern England. Under the multi-million dollar agreement, Accenture and TPP will create a single electronic patient record system that will enable clinicians to access and exchange health information across community, primary and acute care settings.
December 20, 2012

Accenture and GE Aviation Complete Formation of Taleris to Provide Intelligent Operations Aircraft Planning and Recovery Solutions for Commercial Aviation

NEW YORK; Dec. 20, 2012 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), have completed the formation of a joint venture company called Taleris™. Taleris provides airlines and cargo carriers around the world intelligent operations services focused on improving efficiency by leveraging aircraft performance data, prognostics, recovery and planning optimization solutions that will include assets and capabilities from both Accenture and GE.
December 19, 2012

Accenture Reports First-Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results, With Record Quarterly Revenues and EPS

NEW YORK; Dec. 19, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2013, ended Nov. 30, 2012, with record net revenues of $7.2 billion, an increase of 2 percent in U.S. dollars and 5 percent in local currency over the same period last year.  Diluted earnings per share were $1.06, an increase of $0.10, or 10 percent, over the same period last year.

December 19, 2012

Accenture Secures Five year HR Business Process Outsourcing Contract with Unilever

LONDON; Dec. 19, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has won a new five-year contract with Unilever (FTSE: ULVR) to provide human resources (HR) business process outsourcing (BPO) services that benefit more than 130,000 Unilever employees in over 100 countries and introduce a series of service improvements focused on enhancing the user experience. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.
December 18, 2012

Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 19, to Discuss First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Results

NEW YORK; Dec. 18, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Dec. 19, to discuss its first-quarter fiscal year 2013 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
December 18, 2012

Accenture Introduces New Version of its Property and Casualty Insurance Software Featuring Enhanced Underwriting Capabilities

NEW YORK; December 18, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced the availability of Accenture Duck Creek Policy Administration release 5.1, the latest version of its policy administration and rating software platform and a key component of its Property & Casualty (P&C) Insurance software suite. The new release provides functionality aimed at helping insurers improve account management and underwriting efficiencies, combined with features designed to reduce implementation time and cost. 
December 17, 2012

Skills Recruitment and Retention Challenges Could Threaten UK Business Growth, Accenture Study Finds

LONDON; Dec 17, 2012 – According to new research published today by Accenture (NYSE:ACN), 86 per cent of senior executives indicate that access to appropriately skilled workers is essential for economic recovery in the UK. However, more than half say it is difficult to recruit candidates with appropriate skills and nearly a third state that retention of high performers is currently a problem. 
December 11, 2012

Usher's New Look and Accenture Join Forces to Create the Next Generation of Global Leaders Through iLEAD

NEW YORK; December 11, 2012 –Usher's New Look, a non-profit organization founded by Usher Raymond IV, today announced their partnership with Accenture to help New Look reach its goal of training and certifying 50,000 youth as global leaders. The effort reflects Accenture's Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative.