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. 
March 08, 2016

Accenture Announces Appointment of Mary Hamilton to Women Who Code Board of Directors

NEW YORK; Mar. 8, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that Mary Hamilton has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Women Who Code, a not-for-profit organization that works to inspire women to achieve success in technology careers. As a managing director and location lead for the Accenture Lab in Silicon Valley, Ms. Hamilton is a long-time advocate for women in pursuit of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-related careers.
February 08, 2016

Accenture Further Strengthens Commitment to Inclusion & Diversity in the U.S.

NEW YORK; Feb. 8, 2016 – Inclusion and diversity are key to innovation and essential to business in a digital age. At Accenture, we know that our diversity makes us stronger, smarter and more innovative, which helps us better serve the needs of our clients, our people and our communities, said Julie Sweet, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) chief executive – North America. 

January 26, 2016

Accenture Appoints Leonardo Framil Managing Director for Latin America and Country Managing Director for Brazil

SAO PAULO; Jan. 26, 2016 – Accenture has appointed Leonardo Framil geographic unit managing director for Latin America and country managing director for Accenture in Brazil, effective Jan. 1. He succeeds Roger Ingold, who served in both positions since 2004.
January 13, 2016

Accenture Invests More than US$840 Million in Employee Learning and Professional Development

NEW YORK; Jan. 13, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) invested US$841 million on the training and professional development of its people in fiscal 2015 – delivering 15 million hours of training, at an average of more than 40 hours per employee. With a focus on digital, the company has reinvented its approach to learning, enabling its 373,000 people to unleash ideas, drive innovation and develop the highly specialized skills needed to serve Accenture’s clients and communities.