Accenture Appoints Jill Kramer as Chief Marketing & Communications Officer as of June 1, 2021

NEW YORK; May 4, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Amy Fuller, chief marketing & communications officer, will retire from the company at the end of the fiscal year, Aug. 31, 2021. Jill Kramer, currently global head of brand, will succeed Fuller effective June 1, 2021, and will become a member of the company’s Global Management Committee.
May 04, 2021

Accenture Invests in Cybersecurity Startup Prevailion to Give Clients Advanced Warning of Breaches

NEW YORK; May 4, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in Prevailion, a next-generation cyber intelligence company that provides clients with expansive visibility into malware across their organization and supply chains with early detection of advanced threats through adversary counterintelligence.
May 04, 2021

Accenture Boosts Digital Platform Deployment Capabilities with Acquisition of Assets from ThinkTank

DENVER; May 4, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that it is acquiring assets from ThinkTank, a Denver-based digital engagement technology company. ThinkTank’s cloud-based, intelligent stakeholder engagement platform assets and team will join Accenture’s Intelligent Platform Services group, strengthening Accenture’s capabilities and resources to help clients quickly and effectively deploy and adopt enterprise software applications. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
May 04, 2021

Accenture Acquires Electro 80 to Help Resources Companies Modernise Operations and Become More Efficient

PERTH, Australia; May 3, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Electro 80, a leading provider of operational technology (OT) for resources clients in Australia, including mining, energy, engineering, construction and utilities companies. The acquisition expands Accenture’s local digital OT capabilities, which help asset-intensive companies make manufacturing and production operations safer and more efficient. The acquisition also strengthens Accenture’s local capabilities for Industry X, which helps clients digitise their manufacturing, operations and engineering.
May 03, 2021

Accenture Interactive Named World’s Largest Digital Agency Network by Ad Age for Sixth Straight Year

NEW YORK; May 3, 2021 – Ad Age has named Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the world’s largest digital agency network for the sixth consecutive year.
May 03, 2021

Accenture Named a Leader in Everest Group’s Veeva PEAK Services Matrix Assessment 2021

NEW YORK; May 3, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a leader in Everest Group’s Veeva PEAK Services Matrix® Assessment 2021 report.
May 03, 2021

Digital Dollar Project to Launch Pilot Programs to Explore Designs and Uses of a U.S. Central Bank Digital Currency

WASHINGTON, D.C.; May 3, 2021 – The Digital Dollar Project (DDP) will launch at least five pilot programs over the next 12 months with interested stakeholders and DDP participants to measure the value of and inform the future design of a U.S. central bank digital currency (CBDC), or “digital dollar.”
May 03, 2021

Accenture to Strengthen Oracle Capabilities in the Middle East with AppsPro Acquisition

RIYADH; May 3, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire AppsPro in Saudi Arabia, one of the leading Oracle Cloud implementation service providers in the region. The acquisition further bolsters Accenture’s robust Oracle Cloud capabilities globally, with the aim of delivering additional value to clients in the Middle East on their journeys to the cloud. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
May 03, 2021

Accenture Accelerates Mankind Pharma’s Digital Transformation with Data-Driven Cloud Platform

NEW DELHI; May 3, 2021 – Mankind Pharma, the fourth largest pharmaceutical manufacturing company headquartered in India, has collaborated with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to accelerate its digital transformation journey to become an intelligent enterprise, improving business agility, performance, and operational efficiency.
May 03, 2021

Global Gaming Industry Value Now Exceeds $300 Billion, New Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Apr. 29, 2021 – In a new report, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) estimates that the full value of the gaming industry now exceeds $300 billion, more than the combined markets for movies and music, driven by a surge in mobile gaming and an emphasis on social interaction during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 29, 2021