Executive leadership, board of directors, etc.
September 21, 2017

Government Innovation Leader Dave McClure Joins Accenture Federal Services

ARLINGTON, Va; Sept. 21, 2017 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has hired Dave McClure, Ph.D., to lead its federal CIO Leadership Agenda. In his new role, McClure will focus on helping advance CIO modernization strategies in the federal market, overseeing future-focused technology-modernization and secure digital-transformation projects designed to improve mission performance and deliver superior customer-service experiences.
September 15, 2017

Accenture Appoints Jodie Wallis as Managing Director, Artificial Intelligence for Canada

TORONTO; Sept. 15, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Jodie Wallis as managing director for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Canada, effective immediately. In this role, Wallis will be responsible for expanding Accenture’s business presence in the AI space, attracting top talent, and bringing innovation and global AI expertise to Canadian clients across all industries.
August 27, 2017

Accenture Appoints Giorgio Migliarina, Former Telekom Malaysia CTO, as Communications & Media Industry Lead for Asia-Pacific

Singapore; Aug. 23, 2017 – Accenture has appointed Giorgio Migliarina as Communications & Media industry lead for Asia-Pacific (APAC), effective immediately. In his new role, Migliarina is responsible for business development and operations in the region and for helping clients shape and deliver large-scale company transformation programs. 
August 23, 2017

Biniam Gebre, Public Sector Transformation Expert, to Lead Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting Group

ARLINGTON, Va; Aug. 23, 2017 – Biniam Gebre, an expert in public sector transformation, has joined Accenture Federal Services (AFS) as a managing director, heading its growing Management Consulting group that provides advisory services to government clients. Gebre brings to Accenture (NYSE: ACN) expertise working with government agencies and financial institutions, with a specialized focus on government effectiveness, risk management and dynamic federal market trends.
July 24, 2017

Accenture Names Michelle Gadsden-Williams to Lead Inclusion and Diversity in North America

NEW YORK; July 24, 2017 – Accenture has hired Michelle Gadsden-Williams to lead inclusion and diversity in North America. In this role, she will be responsible for further strengthening and accelerating the company’s efforts to foster an inclusive culture. 
July 20, 2017

Accenture Appoints Tracey T. Travis, CFO of The Estée Lauder Companies, to Board of Directors

NEW YORK; July 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that Tracey T. Travis has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective today. Ms. Travis, 55, is executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE: EL). 
June 07, 2017

Accenture Ventures Leader Selected as Jury Member for 64th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

NEW YORK; June 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that Cannes Lions has named Jitendra Kavathekar, managing director of Accenture Ventures’ Open Innovation group, as a jury member for Lions Innovation, part of the 2017 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity taking place June 17-24. The two day Lions Innovation program explores how data and technology can act as catalysts and enable creativity, connecting start-ups with revolutionary ideas and major technology providers with game-changing products. 
June 06, 2017

Accenture Appoints Emma McGuigan as Group Technology Officer of Its Communications, Media & Technology Operating Group

LONDON; June 6, 2017 – Accenture has appointed Emma McGuigan as group technology officer of its Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) operating group, effectively immediately, responsible for leading the group’s technology agenda globally.
May 25, 2017

Private-Sector Partnerships and Citizen Collaboration Could Bridge Gap Between Government Technology Investments and Service Challenges, Accenture Report Finds

Private-Sector Partnerships and Citizen Collaboration Could Bridge Gap Between Government Technology Investments and Service Challenges, Accenture Report Finds
ARLINGTON, Va.; May 25, 2017 – A gap exists between the challenges that government agencies hope to resolve through investments in emerging technologies and the challenges that agency leaders said they believe their citizens find most important, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) determined.
May 23, 2017

Accenture Hires Rafael López as a Managing Director in Its Health & Public Service Practice

ARLINGTON, Va; May 16, 2017 – Accenture has hired Rafael López as a managing director in its Health & Public Service practice in North America. López joins Accenture from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), where he served as the commissioner of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families.