Astellas Awards Accenture Contract to Standardize Global IT Operations

TOKYO and NEW YORK; May 8, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed an eight-year application outsourcing agreement with Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE:4503, “Astellas”). As part of the contract, Accenture will deliver application development and maintenance services to the leading pharmaceutical company, which researches, develops and manufactures prescription drugs.
May 08, 2013

Accenture to Provide Finance & Accounting, Customer Care and Procurement Business Process Outsourcing Services to Major Swedish Steel Manufacturer

STOCKHOLM; May 2, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed a seven-year business process outsourcing agreement to provide SSAB, a major Swedish steel manufacturer, with finance & accounting, customer care and procurement services.
May 02, 2013

“Talent Paradox of Outsourcing” Research Finds Lack of Investments in Talent Limiting High Performance in Outsourcing

NEW YORK; April 8, 2013 – The outsourcing industry is failing to invest in the skills needed to capture the full value from outsourcing engagements, an Accenture-sponsored study from HfS Research reveals. The report, entitled “Is Good Enough Really Good Enough? The Great Talent Paradox in Outsourcing,” confirms that in order to achieve sustainable value beyond cost reduction, both buyers and providers of outsourcing must increase their focus on developing talent.
April 08, 2013

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 19, 2012

Amprion Selects Accenture to Operate Procurement Function

Dortmund; November 23, 2012 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Amprion Ltd., Germany’s largest transmission system operator, to help optimize its procurement function and improve its competitive positioning in a rapidly changing market. Terms of the 5-year outsourcing agreement were not disclosed.
November 23, 2012

BP Selects Accenture as its Global Outsourcing Provider of Finance and Accounting Services

LONDON; August 14, 2012 – BP has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) as its global outsourcing provider of finance and accounting (F&A) services to complement its in-house captive business service centers. Terms of the multi-year agreement were not disclosed.
August 14, 2012

Accenture Positioned in the “Leaders” Quadrant of Leading Industry Analyst Firm’s Magic Quadrant for Comprehensive Finance and Accounting BPO

NEW YORK; June 21, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant in Gartner Inc.’s recently published “Magic Quadrant for Finance and Accounting BPO.”1
June 21, 2012

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Business Analytics Business Process Outsourcing Services, According to International Data Corporation (IDC) MarketScape Report

NEW YORK; June 20, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a leader in business analytics business process outsourcing (BPO), according to the recently published “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics BPO Services 2012 Vendor Analysis.” 1
June 20, 2012

Accenture to Become First Global Technology Services Provider to Deliver End-to-End Public Cloud Solution on Windows Azure

NEW YORK; April 10, 2012 – Accenture and Microsoft Corp. have signed an agreement that enables Accenture to provide clients with an end-to-end public cloud solution on the Windows Azure platform, marking the first time clients can contract for design, delivery and ongoing management services of applications hosted in the cloud on Windows Azure from a single global technology services provider.
April 10, 2012

Behaviors and Practices Must Change for Companies to Achieve Full Business Value of Business Process Outsourcing, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 28, 2012 – The full business value available from business process outsourcing (BPO) today is being realized on a relatively limited scale due to deficient management behaviors and practices, a new report from Accenture shows. 
February 28, 2012