Expansion of Company’s Global Delivery Network to Create 350 New Jobs in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO, Texas; June 27, 2006 – Accenture is opening a delivery center in San Antonio, Texas, that will provide business process outsourcing services to clients in Texas and around the world.
The center will employ approximately 350 professionals, bringing the number of Accenture employees in Texas to nearly 3,500. The company currently has offices in Dallas, Austin and Houston.
“The city of San Antonio provides the perfect environment for Accenture to expand its global delivery network, and we look forward to building upon our existing business in the state,” said Kevin M. Campbell, Accenture’s senior managing director-Business Process Outsourcing. “The strong experience and skills of the local workforce will enable the San Antonio center to play a key role in delivering world-class business process outsourcing services to our clients.”
Accenture selected San Antonio as the site of its newest delivery center because of the city’s robust business environment and the diversity, quality and size of its local talent pool. San Antonio has more than 1.4 million people as well as a growing local economy. The business environment has been fostered by the leadership of the federal, state and local elected leaders who represent San Antonio.
“We welcome the presence of Accenture in San Antonio,” said Rep. Henry Bonilla (R-TX). “This demonstrates the dynamic business environment in our city and the hard working and talented people who are driving the growth in our economy.”
“I am very pleased Accenture has chosen to call San Antonio home,” said San Antonio Mayor Phil Hardberger. “San Antonio is a great place to do business, and Accenture has a great potential for growth and success here. I am confident this will be a partnership that will benefit us both for many years to come.”
Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte said she was delighted Accenture recognizes the wonderful workforce in San Antonio. “Their global delivery center will create an opportunity for quality jobs that improve the Texas economy. The presence of a leading business in the industry will showcase San Antonio and prove to be beneficial to our community.”
Accenture’s delivery center in San Antonio will provide outsourced business process services including human resources, procurement, finance & accounting, corporate learning support and industry-specific services.
“Accenture has a history of commitment to innovation and the long-term development of its employees,” said Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff. “Their commitment to San Antonio will make a positive contribution on both Bexar County and the State.”
“Accenture is a company known worldwide and a major provider of business processing services that attracts the attention of other companies,” said John T. Montford, Chairman of the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation Board. “Accenture’s extensive relationships with the world’s leading companies will further benefit our city.”
The professionals in Accenture’s delivery center in San Antonio will be part of the company’s Global Delivery Network, which provides a wide array of services in system integration and infrastructure, application and business process outsourcing. The network is comprised of more than 44,000 people, including Accenture professionals working at client sites around the world and at more than 40 delivery centers throughout the Americas, Asia and Europe.
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 129,000 people in 48 countries, the company generated net revenues of US$15.55 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2005. Its home page is www.accenture.com.