Women account for 28 percent of promotions, up from 21 percent
NEW YORK; Dec. 2, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named a record number of 723 people to managing director and senior managing director.
“Each of these individuals brings the talent, leadership and experience that we need to serve our clients, develop our more than 358,000 people and run Accenture as a world-class business," said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture’s chairman and CEO. "These promotions reflect our commitment to career growth and opportunities for our people. We salute these executives and their contributions to Accenture – and to our clients."
Women account for more than 28 percent of the new managing directors and senior managing directors – up from 21 percent in 2014.
“At Accenture, we have a strong commitment to inclusion and diversity, and a key part of this is our focus on gender diversity and equality, which are essential for a high-performing, talent-led organization,” added Nanterme. “I am pleased with the progress we continue to make in this area, including the number of women who are new managing directors and senior managing directors.”
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 358,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Its home page is www.accenture.com.
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