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.
July 11, 2019

Accenture Extends Commitment to Chicago Market with Expansion of Innovation Hub and Addition of 600 Tech Jobs in Renamed Accenture Tower

CHICAGO; July 10, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), in conjunction with Illinois Governor JB Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, today announced that it is increasing its presence in Chicago by expanding its Chicago Innovation Hub, adding 600 highly-skilled tech jobs and growing its apprenticeship program.
July 10, 2019

Accenture Named a Leader by Gartner in Magic Quadrant for SAP S/4HANA® Application Services, Worldwide Magic Quadrant

NEW YORK; July 10, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader and positioned highest in ability to execute in Gartner’s 2019 “Magic Quadrant for SAP S/4HANA® Application Services, Worldwide.”1
July 10, 2019

More Than Three-Quarters of Companies Are Missing Growth Opportunities in the Supply Chain, According to a New Accenture Report

NEW YORK; July 9, 2019 – In today’s era of ever-growing focus on the customer, only a small number of forward-thinking companies are realizing the unique opportunity their supply chains offer to better meet customer needs, fuel competitiveness and uncover growth, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
July 09, 2019