December 03, 2017

Accenture Appoints Financial Services Executive Wei Zhu Chairman of Accenture Greater China

SHANGHAI; Dec. 3, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired financial services executive Wei Zhu as chairman of Accenture Greater China, effective Jan. 1, 2018. He succeeds Chuan Neo Chong, who continues to work with Wei Zhu on a successful transition. 
November 14, 2017

New Report by Accenture, MAS and ABS Shows How Blockchain Technology Could Improve Central Bank Payment Systems

LONDON; Nov. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) have published a report today that illustrates how blockchain technology could significantly improve the kinds of payment systems that currently enable banks around the world to transfer trillions of dollars per day to each other and help them manage their financial liquidity. 
November 08, 2017

Ten Innovative Startups Featured at Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific Investor Day in Hong Kong’s Cyberport

HONG KONG; Nov. 8, 2017 – A select group of financial services technology (fintech) companies demonstrated their products and services to dozens of top banking, venture capital and technology executives today at Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific Investor Day at Cyberport in Hong Kong.
October 25, 2017

Innovative Banks Recognized at Efma-Accenture 2017 Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards

ROME; Oct. 25, 2017 - Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced the winners of their fifth annual Distribution & Marketing Innovation (DMI) Awards for retail banking at the DMI Awards ceremony in Rome today. The program brings together projects, innovators and institutions from around the world to celebrate the industry’s most innovative distribution and marketing initiatives.
October 25, 2017

Accenture and nCino Expand Alliance to Accelerate Digital Transformation Within Top U.S. Banks

NEW YORK and WILMINGTON, N.C.; Oct.25, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and cloud-banking leader nCino are teaming to help banks transform their wholesale banking operations by increasing efficiency, driving profitability and reducing risk and compliance burdens.  

 
October 23, 2017

Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform (ALIP) Helps Enable New Market Strategy for Ohio National Financial Services; Delivers Complex Indexed Universal Life Insurance Products

NEW YORK; Oct. 23, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that its Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform (ALIP) was successfully deployed at Ohio National Financial Services, and the carrier has launched on the platform its first indexed universal life (IUL) insurance product, marking the company’s foray into the complex IUL market. 
October 19, 2017

FinTech Innovation Lab NYC Launches InsurTech Program, Opens Call for Applicants for 2018 Class

NEW YORK; Oct. 19, 2017 – The FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City, has launched an insurance technology, or “InsurTech,” track as the demand for innovation among insurers and the number of entrepreneurs developing new solutions for the sector rises sharply. The FinTech Innovation Lab is sponsored by senior technology leadership from the financial sector and helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development. Fintech and insurtech companies are invited to apply for a spot in the 2018 class at www.fintechinnovationlabnyc.com. Applications are due by December 1, 2017. An information session will be held for applicants on November 8.
October 17, 2017

According to Accenture: Gen Z Consumers Visit Bank Branches More Often than Any Other Age Group, Including Baby Boomers

NEW YORK; Oct. 17, 2017 – Gen Z consumers are surprisingly more likely than any other age group, including Baby Boomers, to visit a bank branch at least weekly, according to a new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) – reflecting the heavy cash dependence within their age cohort. The study also found that Gen Z consumers (survey respondents aged 18-21) are the most active and engaged group using mobile banking, with all other consumers preferring online banking as their primary banking channel.
October 16, 2017

Accenture Appoints Iliana Oris Valiente as Global Blockchain Innovation Lead

TORONTO; Oct. 16, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Iliana Oris Valiente as managing director and global blockchain innovation lead for the company’s emerging technology group, effective immediately. 
October 16, 2017

Accenture Research: Most Large Global Banks Planning Major Investments in Open Banking

NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG; Oct. 16, 2017 – All but one of 100 payments executives at large banks said their bank plans to make major investments in Open Banking initiatives by 2020, according to the results of a global study by Accenture (NYSE:ACN).