Roxanne Taylor
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December 19, 2001
Accenture to Host Conference Call to Discuss Preliminary First-Quarter Fiscal 2002 Results

NEW YORK; Dec. 19, 2001 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Dec. 20 to discuss its preliminary first-quarter fiscal 2002 financial results. A news release containing these preliminary results will be issued before the call.

To participate, please dial +1 (800) 230-1074 [+1 (612) 332-0725 outside the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico] approximately 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the call.

A replay of the conference call will be available at, or by dialing +1 (800) 475-6701 [+1 (320) 365-3844 outside the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico] and entering access code 618943 from 1:15 p.m. (EST) Thursday, Dec. 20 through 11:59 p.m. (EST) Thursday, Jan. 3.

Accenture is the world’s leading management and technology consulting organization. Through its network of businesses approach — in which the company enhances its consulting and outsourcing expertise through alliances, affiliated companies and other capabilities — Accenture delivers innovations that help clients across all industries quickly realize their visions. With more than 75,000 people in 47 countries, the company generated net revenues of $11.44 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2001. Its home page is