Executive leadership, board of directors, etc.
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.   
 
January 14, 2014

Accenture Names Ellyn Shook Chief Human Resources Officer, Succeeding Jill B. Smart

NEW YORK; Jan. 14, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the appointment of Ellyn Shook as chief human resources officer, effective March 1, 2014. She succeeds Jill B. Smart, who will step down after serving as chief human resources officer for the past nine years. Ms. Smart will retire from Accenture on Aug. 31, 2014. 
 
July 01, 2013

David P. Rowland Assumes CFO Role at Accenture

NEW YORK; July 1, 2013 — David P. Rowland today assumed the role of chief financial officer of Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  The company had previously announced, on March 28, 2013, that Mr. Rowland would succeed Pamela J. Craig as CFO, effective today. Ms. Craig will retire from Accenture on Aug. 31.
 
June 05, 2013

Prith Banerjee Joins Accenture as Managing Director of Global Technology R&D

NEW YORK; June 5, 2013 – Accenture today announced that it has further strengthened its management team with the appointment of technology veteran Prith Banerjee as managing director of Global Technology Research & Development within the Technology Growth Platform.
 
March 28, 2013

Pamela J. Craig to Step Down as Accenture Chief Financial Officer, Accenture Veteran David P. Rowland Named Chief Financial Officer, Changes Effective July 1, 2013

NEW YORK; March 28, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that Pamela J. Craig has decided to step down as chief financial officer on July 1 and retire from the company on Aug. 31, 2013. David P. Rowland, senior vice president – Finance, will become chief financial officer, effective July 1, 2013.