- Sander van ’t Noordende, 47, has been named group chief executive of Accenture’s Management Consulting growth platform, succeeding Mark Foster who is retiring from the company. Mr. van ’t Noordende is currently group chief executive of Accenture’s Resources operating group, a position he has held since 2006. In his new role, Mr. van ’t Noordende will be responsible for the company’s management consulting capabilities across all of its service lines. In addition, he will assume responsibility for several other initiatives, including Analytics, Sustainability and Business Process Management. Mr. van ’t Noordende has been with Accenture for 23 years and has held a number of leadership roles across many parts of its business.
- Jean-Marc Ollagnier, 49,will succeed Mr. van ’t Noordende as group chief executive of Accenture’s Resources operating group, which serves clients in the utilities, chemicals, energy (oil and gas), forest products, metals and mining industries. He currently leads Accenture’s Resources business across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America, a position he has held since 2006. During his 24 years with Accenture, Mr. Ollagnier has served in a variety of leadership roles, and has significant experience across many industries working with large, global clients on significant transformation programs.
- Shawn Collinson, 49, has been named senior managing director—Growth & Strategy, succeeding Karl-Heinz Floether who will retire from the company later this year. Mr. Collinson, who joined Accenture in 1990, is currently managing director of Industries and Market Innovation, with responsibility for Accenture’s industry programs and investments. In his new role, Mr. Collinson will oversee all aspects of the Accenture strategy as well as continue to lead its industry and innovation programs. Mr. Collinson also oversees the business relationship with one of Accenture’s largest Resources clients.