June 24, 2016

Accenture Positioned as Overall Leader and Star Performer in

Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing Service Provider Landscape Report

NEW YORK; June 24, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as the overall leader, ahead of all competitors, in the Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2016. In the report, Accenture achieved the highest leader placement out of 17 other procurement outsourcing service providers across both the market success and the delivery capability axis and was identified as a star performer.

The report notes that Accenture is “one of the few players capable of delivering transformational procurement across the ‘strategy-to-operate’ continuum by seamlessly combining consulting, technology and services.” Accenture is lauded for its deep category expertise; industry-specific experience; robust technology and analytics capabilities; expansive global delivery network; and pragmatic approach that ensures superior business outcomes beyond what its competitors can provide. In the report, clients praised Accenture’s flexibility, commitment and integrity toward meeting objectives.

“Accenture’s market-leading position in our report is evidence of its best-in-class procurement outsourcing capabilities and skill in delivering transformational, end-to-end procurement services to clients,” said Rajesh Ranjan, partner, head of BPS Research, Everest Group. “Accenture has demonstrated a commitment to continually enhancing its services, applying innovative strategies to differentiate itself, and using advanced technologies including a multi-client platform that harvests market intelligence that can help clients improve sourcing and spend management results.”

Accenture secures overall lead in procurement outsourcing market, ahead of 17 others, according to Everest Group

The report evaluated providers on four key areas: performance, experience, ability and knowledge (PEAK). Service providers were then positioned on the PEAK Matrix based on the evaluation of two key dimensions: market success and delivery capability.

“Accenture is leading in the new with our integrated procurement infrastructure, which includes expertise and market intelligence enabled by a proprietary platform,” said Mike McDaniel, senior managing director, Procurement BPO, Accenture Operations. “Our leadership in this report is a reflection of our continued investments in new and innovative capabilities that help our clients optimize procurement, our collaborative delivery approach, and our relentless focus on delivering impactful business outcomes.”

The Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2016 can be accessed here.

About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 375,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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