Executive leadership, board of directors, etc.
May 05, 2016

Jill Kramer Joins Accenture as Managing Director of Advertising

NEW YORK; May 5, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired Jill Kramer as managing director of advertising where she works across Accenture marketing teams to drive the company’s digital first agenda through strategic and creative advertising campaigns. In her new role, Kramer leads the company’s advertising strategies and effectiveness, creative development and execution, campaign management, and media planning in 35 countries – across digital, mobile and traditional advertising channels.
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.
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.