Accenture to Acquire HRC Retail Advisory to Expand Retail Strategy Capabilities

CHICAGO; July 27, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire HRC Retail Advisory, a retail-focused strategy consultancy with critical in-demand skills and solutions to help clients across the retail value chain — from customer-centric merchandising and omnichannel capabilities to the evolving store footprint and creating high-performance organizations. HRC Retail Advisory’s team of more than 30 people across North America will join Accenture’s Retail Strategy group, expanding its capabilities for helping clients leverage the power of technology to transform their businesses. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
July 27, 2021

Accenture Federal Services Wins $729M U.S. Army Enterprise Resource Planning Contract

ARLINGTON, Va.; July 27, 2021 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded a $729 million contract to help the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) transform multiple enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems into a single, consolidated model to improve efficiency, enhance readiness, and reduce costs.
July 27, 2021

Accenture Named Leader for Application and Digital Services in Banking by Analyst Firm Everest Group

NEW YORK; July 21, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader for application and digital services in banking in the 2021 global and Europe assessments by research firm Everest Group.
 
July 21, 2021

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Openminded

PARIS; July 21, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Openminded, a France-based cybersecurity services company. Accenture announced its intent to acquire Openminded on April 29, 2021. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
July 21, 2021

Accenture Acquires Workforce Insight, Expanding Enterprise Workforce Management Capabilities

NEW YORK; July 20, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Workforce Insight, a workforce optimization consultancy that provides workforce management and human capital management advisory and technology services. The acquisition enhances Accenture’s workforce management capabilities and further strengthens its ability to deliver HR transformation to clients.
July 20, 2021

Accenture Expands Oracle Capabilities in Canada with Cloudworks Acquisition

TORONTO; July 19, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Cloudworks, a leading Toronto-based Oracle Cloud implementation service provider across North America. The deal further enhances Accenture’s capabilities to deliver Oracle solutions to clients on their journeys to the cloud. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
July 19, 2021

Robert Cresanti Joins Accenture to Lead North America Government Relations and Global Government Relations Network

NEW YORK; July 19, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired Robert Cresanti as managing director to lead government relations activities in North America and to serve as head of Accenture’s global Government Relations Network. 
July 19, 2021

Cybersecurity Executive Rick Driggers Joins Accenture Federal Services

ARLINGTON, Va.; July 14, 2021 – Accenture Federal Services, (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has hired cybersecurity expert and former CISA executive, Rick Driggers. Driggers brings more than 30 years of federal government and military experience to AFS and will play a key role in developing cybersecurity solutions designed to protect our nation’s critical infrastructure.
July 14, 2021

Accenture to Acquire Wabion to Accelerate Cloud First Strategies with Expanded Google Cloud Capabilities

ESSLINGEN, Germany and OLTEN, Switzerland; July 14, 2021 –  Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Wabion, a Google Cloud services boutique with headquarters in Esslingen, Germany and Olten, Switzerland as well as additional offices in Munich, Cologne and Lausanne. The team of more than 60 professionals will join Accenture’s Google Cloud Business Group, part of Accenture Cloud First. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
July 14, 2021

Organizations that Migrate to Cloud Primarily as a One-Time Cost Savings Activity Risk Missing Out on Competitive Advantages, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; July 13, 2021 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has identified a select group of organizations that treat cloud as a new operating model to continuously reinvent their businesses using innovative, multi-cloud capabilities — across public, private and edge — realize greater business value, well beyond cost savings.
July 13, 2021