Jill Kramer Joins Accenture as Managing Director of Advertising

NEW YORK; May 5, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired Jill Kramer as managing director of advertising where she works across Accenture marketing teams to drive the company’s digital first agenda through strategic and creative advertising campaigns. In her new role, Kramer leads the company’s advertising strategies and effectiveness, creative development and execution, campaign management, and media planning in 35 countries – across digital, mobile and traditional advertising channels.

European Financial Services Companies Must Close the Gap Between Vision and Execution in their Digital Strategies, According to Accenture Study

LONDON; May 5, 2016 – Major European banks and insurance companies are ready to embrace digital technologies, but they are nearly 50 percent more effective in identifying the value of innovations than actually applying them to streamline their businesses, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) analysis of 53 institutions in the continent’s five largest economies.

Accenture Receives Two 2016 SAP® Pinnacle Awards: Internet of Things Partner of the Year and Services Provider of the Year

NEW YORK; May 4, 2016 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received two 2016 SAP® Pinnacle Awards, Services Provider of the Year and Internet of Things Partner of the Year, which recognize its outstanding contributions as an SAP alliance partner. SAP presents these awards annually to the top alliance partners that have excelled in developing and growing their alliance with SAP and helping organizations run better. Winners and finalists in 19 categories were chosen based on recommendations from the SAP field, customer feedback and performance indicators in the following umbrella categories: Build, Service, and Sell.

ENGIE Selects Fjord to Transform Its Retail Business by Reimagining the Digital Customer Experience and Designing Disruptive New Services

PARIS; May 4, 2016 – ENGIE, a global provider of electricity, natural gas and energy services, has selected Fjord, a design and innovation consultancy that is part of Accenture (NYSE:ACN), to reinvent its retail business model and drive digital disruption in the market.

Accenture 2015 Corporate Citizenship Report Highlights U.S. Initiatives

NEW YORK; May 4, 2016 – Accenture (ACN: NYSE) is passionate about improving the way the world works and lives for its clients, its people and its communities, says Julie Sweet, Accenture chief executive officer – North America. 

Sagacious Consultants Named Top Performer by KLAS for Epic Consulting Services

LENEXA, Kansas; May 3, 2016 – Sagacious Consultants, now part of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been recognized as a top performer in KLAS’ 2016 Epic Consulting report, which assessed providers that specialize in consulting services for electronic health record (EHR) solutions from Epic Systems Corporation. Sagacious Consultants is ranked third, with a score of 92.9, in the Broad category of the report.

Accenture Interactive Named World’s Biggest and Fastest-Growing Digital Agency Network by Advertising Age in Annual Agency Report

NEW YORK; May 2, 2016 – Ad Age has named Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital, the largest – and fastest growing – digital agency network in the US and worldwide in its Agency Report for 2016, released today. The analysis is based on an evaluation of more than 1,000 agencies, agency network, and agency companies. 

Accenture Appoints Greg Kaplan as Lead Creative Director

NEW YORK; April 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Greg Kaplan as the company’s lead creative director, effective immediately. Kaplan will be responsible for creative ideation and development of the corporate brand with a focus on creative concepting, innovation and branding standards. Kaplan will infuse a consistent and distinctive creative vision and visual aesthetic across the Accenture brand and each of its five businesses – Strategy, Consulting, Digital, Technology and Operations.

HfS Research Report Highlights Accenture Leadership and Excellence in Supply Chain Management As-a-Service Capabilities

NEW YORK; April 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the 'Winner's Circle” of HfS Research’s Blueprint Report for Supply Chain Management (SCM) As-a-Service. Accenture is recognized as a leader for its strengths in the delivery of services, its flexibility in delivering end-to-end and point solutions, its vision for the evolution of supply chain management as-a-service, its solutions for accessible and actionable data, and for the integration of its consulting, business process outsourcing (BPO) and technology services. 

Accenture Achieves Lead Innovation and Execution Position in “Winner’s Circle” of SuccessFactors Services Market, According to HfS Blueprint Report

NEW YORK; April 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to the ‘Winner’s Circle’ in HfS Research’s inaugural Blueprint Report for SuccessFactors Services. Positioned as an overall leader in both execution and innovation, Accenture is praised for the strength of its account management team as well as ability to deliver value beyond cost savings, vision for SuccessFactor’s effectiveness, and investments in proprietary tools, accelerators, and solutions.