Accenture Names Kevin Campbell Global Managing Director – Business Process Outsourcing
NEW YORK; Feb. 24, 2005 – Accenture today announced that Kevin Campbell has rejoined the company as Global Managing Director – Business Process Outsourcing, a new position.
In this role, Mr. Campbell, 45, has operational and client management responsibility for Accenture’s cross-industry BPO businesses, including Accenture Finance Solutions, Accenture Learning and Accenture Procurement Solutions, as well as the company’s industry-specific BPO businesses, which include Accenture Insurance Services, among others. A key area of focus for Mr. Campbell in his new position is identifying and pursuing new areas of opportunity for Accenture’s growing BPO capabilities. Mr. Campbell reports to Joellin Comerford, Accenture’s group chief executive – Outsourcing & BPO Businesses, and serves on Accenture’s Executive Leadership Team. Ms. Comerford retains all responsibility for Accenture HR Services.
“Kevin’s return to Accenture reflects our deep commitment to building a BPO capability that is second to none in the industry,” said William D. Green, Accenture’s CEO. “Kevin is one of the brightest talents in the business, with client relationship, operational and selling skills that are unmatched in the marketplace. Combined with Joellin’s strong leadership, Kevin’s understanding of the business gives Accenture a significant competitive advantage in delivering on our promise of helping clients become high-performance businesses.”
Ms. Comerford said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Kevin back to Accenture in a role that is crucial to the success of this important area of focus for our company. Kevin brings to the position the strategic and commercial expertise that is essential to helping us grow this business and deliver value to our clients.”
Mr. Campbell was previously with Accenture from 1982 until 1999. In his last position with the company he was the partner in charge of outsourcing for the Resources operating group, where he helped pioneer Accenture’s BPO activities. He rejoins Accenture from Hewitt Associates, where he was market strategy and development leader of Hewitt’s HR outsourcing business. Prior to that, he was president and chief operating officer of Exult Inc. Hewitt merged with Exult in October 2004.
Mr. Campbell holds a bachelor of science degree from the School of Management at Boston College.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Committed to delivering innovation, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. With deep industry and business process expertise, broad global resources and a proven track record, Accenture can mobilize the right people, skills and technologies to help clients improve their performance. With more than 100,000 people in 48 countries, the company generated net revenues of US$13.67 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2004. Its home page is www.accenture.com.