Executive leadership, board of directors, etc.
December 02, 2015

Accenture Announces a Record 723 New Managing Directors and Senior Managing Directors

NEW YORK; Dec. 2, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named a record number of 723 people to managing director and senior managing director. 

November 19, 2015

Accenture Chief Leadership Officer Adrian Lajtha to Retire

NEW YORK; Nov. 19, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Adrian Lajtha, chief leadership officer, will retire from the company in February 2016. Ellyn Shook, who is currently chief human resources officer, will assume additional responsibilities for leadership development and succession planning; inclusion and diversity; and human capital strategy, becoming the company’s chief leadership & human resources officer on December 1, 2015. Omar Abbosh, chief strategy officer, will assume additional responsibilities for Accenture’s corporate citizenship initiatives upon Mr. Lajtha’s retirement in February.
November 02, 2015

Accenture Announces Appointment of Arun Sarin to its Board of Directors

NEW YORK; Nov. 2, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that Arun Sarin has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective October 30. Mr. Sarin, 61, was Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Group Plc from 2003 until his retirement in 2008, and also served as a director of Vodafone from 1999 to 2008. 
October 20, 2015

Accenture Celebrates Executives Named to the 2015 OUTstanding-Financial Times’ Leading LGBT and Ally Lists

NEW YORK; Oct. 20, 2015 – Four Accenture executives – Sander van’t Noordende, Lis Brown, Rica Paras and Ramses Aldana Ante – have been recognized by OUTstanding and the Financial Times as Leading LGBT and Ally Executives in business and their communities.   
May 04, 2015

Accenture Names Julie Spellman Sweet Group Chief Executive – North America, Succeeding Stephen J. Rohleder; Chad Jerdee Named General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer and Joel Unruch Named Corporate Secretary

NEW YORK; May 4, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the appointment of Julie Spellman Sweet as group chief executive – North America, succeeding Stephen J. Rohleder, who will retire from Accenture on Aug. 31, 2015. The company named Chad Jerdee as General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer and Joel Unruch as Corporate Secretary. These changes are effective June 1, 2015.
 
December 22, 2014

Accenture Names Omar Abbosh Chief Strategy Officer, Succeeding Shawn Collinson

NEW YORK; Dec. 22, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the appointment of Omar Abbosh as chief strategy officer. He succeeds Shawn Collinson, who will retire from the company. These changes are effective March 1, 2015.
 
July 08, 2014

Accenture Names Paul Daugherty and Bhaskar Ghosh to Top Leadership Team; Martin I. Cole to Retire from the Company August 31, 2014; Accenture Operations, led by Michael J. Salvino, Expands to Include Infrastructure Services

NEW YORK; July 8, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named Paul Daugherty and Bhaskar Ghosh, two of its most experienced technology executives, to the company’s Global Management Committee, effective September 1, 2014. They will both report to Chairman & CEO Pierre Nanterme. Martin (Marty) I. Cole, who is currently group chief executive – Technology, will retire from the company on August 31, 2014.
 
May 12, 2014

Accenture Announces Appointments of Paula A. Price and Frank K. Tang to its Board of Directors

NEW YORK; May 12, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that Paula A. Price and Frank K. Tang have been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective May 9. Ms. Price, 52, was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ahold USA, a U.S. grocery retailer, until January 2014. Mr. Tang, 45, is CEO and managing partner of FountainVest Partners, a private equity fund dedicated to investments in China.
 
May 07, 2014

Accenture Appoints Stephen J. Rohleder Group Chief Executive – North America; Names Daniel T. London Group Chief Executive – Health & Public Service

NEW YORK; May 7, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Stephen J. Rohleder to the newly created position of group chief executive – North America, to support the company’s continued focus on building a strong leadership position in key geographic markets. At the same time, the company has named Daniel T. London to succeed Mr. Rohleder as group chief executive of the company’s Health & Public Service operating group. These changes are effective June 1, 2014.
 
May 06, 2014

Jorge Benitez to Retire as Accenture’s Chief Executive – United States and Senior Managing Director – North America

NEW YORK; May 6, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that Jorge Benitez will step down on June 1 as chief executive – United States and senior managing director – North America and retire from the company on Aug. 31, 2014.