Executive leadership, board of directors, etc.
July 12, 2018

Accenture Federal Services Hires Veteran Defense Industry Executive George Batsakis to Lead Its Defense and Intelligence Practice

ARLINGTON, Va.; July 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that George Batsakis, a defense industry leader, has joined Accenture Federal Services to head its defense and intelligence practice.
July 02, 2018

Accenture Names Omar Abbosh Group Chief Executive - Communications, Media & Technology, Succeeding Robert E. Sell

NEW YORK; July 2, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Omar Abbosh group chief executive - Communications, Media & Technology, effective Sept. 1, 2018, succeeding Robert (Bob) E. Sell, who will retire from the company on Aug. 31, 2018.
June 27, 2018

Accenture’s Claudia Thompson Named a 2018 Catalyst Canada Honours Champion

TORONTO; June 27, 2018 – Claudia Thompson, a managing director at Accenture (NYSE: ACN) who leads the company’s Health & Public Service practice in Canada and is managing director of Inclusion & Diversity, has been named a 2018 Catalyst Canada Honours Champion in the Business Leaders category. Announced earlier today, the award recognizes leaders who have made contributions to help advance women and inclusive workplace cultures in Canada.
June 13, 2018

Top Cybersecurity Expert Anup Ghosh Joins Accenture Security

ARLINGTON, VA; June 13, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the appointment of industry veteran and cybersecurity expert, Dr. Anup Ghosh, as managing director in Accenture Security. In his new role, Ghosh will bring his technology focused background and executive leadership to lead strategic technology investments that help scale Accenture Security’s rapid growth in the managed security services business.
May 16, 2018

Accenture Appoints Khaled Al-Dhaher as Country Managing Director for Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia; May 16, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Khaled Al-Dhaher as country managing director for Saudi Arabia, effective today. Al-Dhaher will be responsible for managing operations and driving Accenture’s digital consulting strategy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
April 12, 2018

Accenture Appoints Venkata “Murthy” Renduchintala, Executive Officer at Intel, to Board of Directors

NEW YORK; Apr. 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that Venkata “Murthy” Renduchintala has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective today. Dr. Renduchintala, 52, is chief engineering officer and president of the Client and Internet of Things (IoT) Businesses and Systems Architecture group and the Technology and Manufacturing group at Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC).
March 27, 2018

Accenture Names Irine Gaasbeek Country Managing Director for the Netherlands

AMSTERDAM; March 27, 2018 – Accenture has named Irine Gaasbeek country managing director for the Netherlands, effective June 1. In this role she will lead Accenture’s business and operations in the country, with a specific focus on growth by innovation and digital transformation. 
March 26, 2018

Accenture Appoints Office Managing Directors for Calgary and Vancouver

CALGARY and VANCOUVER; March 26, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Paul Huizinga as office managing director for Calgary and Andrew Marchant as office managing director for Vancouver, effective immediately.
March 19, 2018

“Human + Machine,” Management Playbook for Success in Age of Artificial Intelligence, Finds AI’s Real Power Is Helping Reimagine Business by Augmenting, Not Replacing, Human Capabilities

NEW YORK; March 19, 2018 – The real power of artificial intelligence (AI) is how it enables leaders to reimagine and transform their organizations through human-machine collaboration, which will ultimately reshape businesses and industries, according to a new book by two AI experts at Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 16, 2018

Accenture’s Montreal Office Managing Director Madeleine Chenette Named a Finalist for Les Mercuriades Awards

MONTREAL; March 16, 2018 – Accenture’s Montreal Office Managing Director Madeleine Chenette has been named a finalist for Les Mercuriades business awards, a leading business competition in Quebec organized by the Federation of Quebec Chambers of Commerce. Chenette was named a finalist in the Leadership, Woman of Exception category.