NEW YORK; Aug. 18, 2008 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Juan Domenech group chief executive of the company’s Public Service operating group, effective Sept. 1. In his new role Mr. Domenech joins Accenture’s executive leadership team and succeeds Lisa Mascolo, who has been appointed U.S. country managing director, also effective Sept. 1.
Mr. Domenech, 52, has spent the past 18 years in Accenture’s Public Service operating group, which serves public-service organizations in the defense, education, public health, human services, border management and public safety, revenue and postal sectors globally. He currently serves as the group’s chief operating officer, a position he has held since 2004.
In his 25-year career with Accenture, Mr. Domenech has also held a variety of other leadership positions, including managing director of the Public Service operating group in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Canada, and head of the Change Management practice in South Europe. He has also served clients in the financial services and utilities industries.
“I am delighted to have Juan join our executive leadership team and run our Public Service operating group,” said William D. Green, Accenture’s chairman & CEO. “With nearly two decades of experience in the Public Service operating group, he knows the business inside and out and brings a strong blend of client leadership and operational experience to his new role. I am confident that he will continue his significant contribution to Accenture’s success."
Based in Barcelona, Mr. Domenech joined Accenture in 1983 and became a partner in 1992. He holds a degree in industrial engineering from the Catalonia Polytechnic University in Barcelona and a master of business administration degree from the IESE Business School.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. 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. With more than 180,000 people in 49 countries, the company generated net revenues of US$19.70 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2007. Its home page is www.accenture.com.