February 17, 2017

Accenture is Accelerating Innovation Investment in the U.S.

NEW YORK; Feb. 17, 2017 – By the end of 2020, Accenture will open 10 new innovation hubs in key cities in the U.S. and expand its regional network of technology delivery centers. Additionally, Accenture will invest $1.4 billion in training to ensure its people have leading-edge capabilities to serve its clients, while creating 15,000 highly skilled new jobs in the U.S.
February 01, 2017

Accenture Hires Madeleine Chenette as Office Managing Director, Montreal

MONTREAL; Feb. 1, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired Madeleine Chenette as office managing director for Montreal, effective immediately.  In this role Chenette will be responsible for expanding Accenture’s business presence in Quebec, focusing on bringing innovation to clients, attracting top talent and strengthening the company’s impact in the Quebec community. She will also lead Accenture’s retail, consumer goods and transport industry practices in Quebec. 
January 19, 2017

Accenture Appoints Wayne Hull as Managing Director of Accenture Digital for South and Sub-Sahara Africa

JOHANNESBURG; Jan. 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the appointment of Wayne Hull as managing director and head of Accenture Digital for South and Sub-Saharan Africa.
January 17, 2017

Accenture Interactive Hires Digital Marketing Veteran Tammy Soares

SAN FRANCISCO; Jan. 17, 2017 – Accenture has hired Tammy Soares as managing director to lead Accenture Interactive’s West region in North America. In her new role, she will will be responsible for overseeing Accenture Interactive’s business in eight states: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Based in San Francisco, she will focus on driving growth, bringing innovation to clients and strengthening the digital agency’s impact in the region. 
October 26, 2016

Accenture Hires Brigitte Gwyn as Managing Director, Government Relations

WASHINGTON; Oct. 26 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired Brigitte Gwyn as a managing director of government relations, effective Nov. 7. Gwyn will be responsible for the company’s government relations activities in North America as well as key growth markets, including Latin America. In this role, she will help strategically position the company, build deep relationships in government and effectively advocate for public policy outcomes.
July 13, 2016

Accenture Appoints Nancy McKinstry to Board of Directors

NEW YORK; July 13, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that Nancy McKinstry has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective July 13. Ms. McKinstry, 57, is chief executive officer and chairman of the executive board of Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information services and solutions headquartered in the Netherlands. 
June 01, 2016

Accenture Names Debra A. Polishook Group Chief Executive – Accenture Operations, Succeeding Michael J. Salvino

NEW YORK; June 1, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the appointment of Debra (Debbie) A. Polishook as group chief executive – Accenture Operations, succeeding Michael (Mike) J. Salvino, who will retire from the company and join Carrick Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on technology-enabled businesses. Accenture named Manish Sharma group operating officer – Accenture Operations, succeeding Ms. Polishook. These changes are effective September 1, 2016.
April 28, 2016

Accenture Appoints Greg Kaplan as Lead Creative Director

NEW YORK; April 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Greg Kaplan as the company’s lead creative director, effective immediately. Kaplan will be responsible for creative ideation and development of the corporate brand with a focus on creative concepting, innovation and branding standards. Kaplan will infuse a consistent and distinctive creative vision and visual aesthetic across the Accenture brand and each of its five businesses – Strategy, Consulting, Digital, Technology and Operations.
April 14, 2016

Retail Industry Veteran Jill Standish Joins Accenture; Named Head of Company's Retail Industry Practice

NEW YORK; April 14, 2016 – Accenture announced today that Jill Standish has joined Accenture Consulting and been named Senior Managing Director, Retail. As the head of Accenture’s Retail practice, Ms Standish will focus on the business strategy and ongoing development and execution of retail industry strategy for clients. Ms Standish will oversee Accenture’s offerings and assets, guide growth and capability development as well as manage the retail industry client portfolio, with a focus on driving business transformation for clients.

March 16, 2016

Retired U.S. Army Surgeon General Horoho to Lead Accenture Federal Services Defense Health Business

ARLINGTON, Va.; Mar. 16, 2016 – Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, the first woman and nurse to serve as a military surgeon general, will join Accenture Federal Services to lead its defense health practice and oversee business strategy, growth and operations.