Accenture Announces Leadership Appointments

NEW YORK; January 20, 2011— Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the following changes to its executive leadership, effective March 1:

“Sander, Jean-Marc and Shawn bring significant expertise and skills to their new roles. They all have outstanding leadership experience with Accenture, track records of success, and strong commitment to providing the highest level of service to our clients,” said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture’s chief executive officer. “I look forward to working closely with them as we accelerate the execution of our growth strategy, while delivering value to our clients and shareholders.

“On behalf of Accenture, I want to recognize both Mark and Karl-Heinz for their significant accomplishments and thank them for their many years of service to the company. Each has demonstrated true dedication and commitment to the success of our company and our clients.”

About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 211,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$21.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2010. Its home page is



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