Increasing Number of Companies Create Chief Transformation Officer Role, According to New Report from the Project Management Institute and Accenture

NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA; Sept. 15, 2022 – With seven in 10 enterprise transformation efforts failing to meet business leaders’ expectations, many companies are adding a new executive role to the C-Suite: the chief transformation officer, according to a new report from Project Management Institute’s Brightline® Initiative developed in collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
September 15, 2022

Accenture Intends to Acquire Stellantis’ World Class Manufacturing Training & Consulting Business in Italy

MILAN; Sept. 13, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has disclosed its intention to acquire Stellantis’ World Class Manufacturing Training & Consulting business, a center of excellence that supports process optimization in manufacturing and the supply chain.
September 13, 2022

Accenture Expands Strategy Capabilities with Acquisition of The Beacon Group

NEW YORK; Sept. 8, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired The Beacon Group, a growth strategy consultancy firm serving Fortune 500 companies across technology, aerospace, industrial, healthcare and life sciences industries. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
September 08, 2022

Accenture Invests in pulsESG™ to Advance ESG and Sustainability Measurement, Decision Making and Reporting for Companies

NEW YORK; July 25, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in pulsESG, Inc., a public benefit corporation dedicated to empowering purpose-driven enterprises to manage and improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) footprint. Backed by $10 million in earlier seed funding from other leading impact-driven investors, pulsESG is the latest company to join Accenture Ventures’ Project Spotlight, an engagement and early investment program that connects emerging technology software startups with the Global 2000 to fill strategic innovation gaps.
July 25, 2022

C-Suite Leaders Taking Entirely New Approach to Costs, According to Accenture

NEW YORK; July 13, 2022 – More than three-quarters of companies (76%) cut costs to survive during the pandemic; now 90% of C-suite executives say they must take a whole new approach to costs in order to transform their businesses to respond to ongoing disruption while also uncovering new growth and value, according to a new report from Accenture.
July 13, 2022

Consumers in China Shift Focus from Instant Gratification to Longer-term Value, Accenture Research Finds

BEIJING; June 6, 2022 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has uncovered shifts in the spending patterns and expectations of Chinese consumers as the country moves into a new stage of growth.
June 06, 2022

Accenture Acquires Advocate, Expanding Technology Business Management Capabilities

NORCROSS, GA; June 6, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Advocate Networks, LLC, a leading technology consultancy and managed services provider of Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions that help organizations create business value, achieve cost savings and modernize their technology platforms. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
June 06, 2022

Accenture Named No. 1 in Source Global Research’s Latest Global Thought Leadership Ranking

LONDON; June 6, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today it was ranked number one by professional services industry data provider Source Global Research for quality of thought leadership among leading consultancy and technology firms around the globe for the second half of 2021.
June 06, 2022

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Greenfish

BRUSSELS; June 2, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Greenfish, an independent engineering and advisory company specializing in sustainability consultancy services. Accenture had announced its intent to acquire Greenfish on April 20, 2022. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
June 02, 2022

Accenture Appoints Jack Azagury as Group Chief Executive – Strategy & Consulting

NEW YORK; June 1, 2022 ‒ Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Jack Azagury as group chief executive – Strategy & Consulting, effective today. Azagury will lead the $15 billion* Strategy & Consulting service, which includes Accenture’s leading industry, enterprise functions, applied intelligence, innovation and corporate strategy practices. A 26-year veteran of Accenture, Azagury is a member of the company’s Global Management Committee.
June 01, 2022