Executive leadership, board of directors, etc.
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. 
May 12, 2017

Accenture’s Annette Rippert Honored with Leadership Award from Women in Technology

ARLINGTON, Va.; May 12, 2017 – Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) Annette Rippert, senior managing director, Accenture Technology – North America, was honored by Women in Technology (WIT) with an award for leadership in the corporate large market sector. Recognized for her extraordinary vision, talent and mentorship in the field of technology, the award celebrates the accomplishments of women who are leading the way in the technology industry. 
May 08, 2017

Accenture Appoints Brian Irwin To Lead its Industrial Group in North America

DALLAS; May. 8, 2017 – Accenture has appointed Brian Irwin to lead its Industrial Group in North America, effective immediately. He will be responsible for the company’s automotive, construction, freight and logistics, industrial equipment and public transport industry segments. In this role, he will help the company’s clients exploit the advantages that are being created by Industry X.0 and the digital disruption that is driving innovation, new products, services and business models.
May 02, 2017

Accenture Expands Telecommunications Network Practice with the Appointment of George Nazi as Global Network Practice Lead

LONDON; May 2, 2017 – Accenture today announced the appointment of George Nazi as global network practice lead within the company’s Communications, Media & Technology operating group. In this role, George is responsible for all aspects of Accenture’s Network practice defining the go-to-market approach, shaping the strategy, and designing and executing on all Accenture’s network offerings. In addition, he oversees the carrier transformation and innovation portfolio of offerings, helping Accenture's clients address the huge transformation changes in network technology across business disciplines.
April 27, 2017

Former U.S. Army General and Senior Intelligence Officer Mary A. Legere Joins Accenture Federal Services

ARLINGTON, Va.; Apr. 27, 2017 – Former U.S. Army senior intelligence officer Lieutenant General Mary A. Legere (Ret.) has joined Accenture Federal Services (AFS) as the managing director for national and defense intelligence business. Legere will bring Accenture’s global secure digital, mission analytics and agile development capabilities to national defense intelligence and cyber clients.