March 01, 2012

Accenture Names Vartan Dilanian Country Managing Director – Russia

MOSCOW; March 1, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has named Vartan Dilanian country managing director for Russia, effective March 1, 2012.

In his new role, Mr. Dilanian will be responsible for Accenture’s business and operations in Russia , including the company’s strategy and business growth objectives in the region.

Mr. Dilanian joined Accenture in April 2011 as managing director of the company’s Financial Services operating group in Russia, brining significant experience in the banking industry to the role.

David Thomlinson, senior managing director – Geographic Strategy & Operations said, “Russia is one of Accenture’s priority emerging markets and we are fortunate to have someone with Vartan’s energy and experience leading our business, serving our clients and driving growth in this market.”

“I am pleased to be leading one of the strongest management consulting, IT and outsourcing teams in Russia today and look forward to serving our clients moving forward,” said Dilanian.

Accenture has had a presence in Russia for 20 years and provides clients with the full range of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The company has an office in Moscow and a delivery center in Tver.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 244,000 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$25.5 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2011. Its home page is

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