Executive leadership, board of directors, etc.
January 11, 2019

Accenture Chairman & CEO Pierre Nanterme Steps Down for Health Reasons

NEW YORK; Jan. 11, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that effective immediately, Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme has stepped down for health reasons that were previously disclosed in July 2016. Accenture’s Board of Directors appointed David Rowland, who has been Accenture’s chief financial officer, to become interim chief executive officer, and to the board as a director of Accenture; and named lead independent director Marge Magner as the company’s non-executive chair of the board. The company also appointed KC McClure, who currently leads Accenture’s finance operations, as chief financial officer. Nanterme will continue at Accenture as advisor to the CEO.
December 03, 2018

Accenture Names 762 New Managing Directors and Senior Managing Directors

NEW YORK; Dec. 3, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named 762 people to managing director and senior managing director, including a record number of women.
November 29, 2018

Accenture Interactive Appoints Top Dutch Creative Talent to Strengthen its Creative Capabilities Across the Region

AMSTERDAM; Nov. 29, 2018 – Accenture Interactive has strengthened its creative capabilities by adding three industry leaders to its team in the Netherlands. The appointment of Gijs de Bruijn as strategy director and Martijn van Marle and Peter van Rij as creative directors strengthens its experience credentials and furthers its mission to create and deliver a suite of digital marketing services and brand experiences for clients. The appointments are effective January 1st, 2019.
 
November 01, 2018

Accenture Names Jeffrey Russell President of Accenture in Canada

TORONTO; Nov. 1, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Jeffrey Russell as president of Accenture in Canada, effective Dec. 1. He is succeeding Bill Morris, who will retire from the company at the end of February 2019.
August 20, 2018

Accenture Appoints Adam Kerj Chief Creative Officer of the Nordic Region for Accenture Interactive

STOCKHOLM; August 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Accenture Interactive has appointed ad industry veteran Adam Kerj as chief creative officer for the Nordic region. In this role, Kerj will focus on building Accenture Interactive’s creative capabilities in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. The appointment is part of a strategic effort to strengthen Accenture Interactive’s presence in the region.
August 01, 2018

Accenture Names Gene Reznik Chief Strategy Officer

NEW YORK; Aug. 1, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named Gene Reznik chief strategy officer, succeeding Omar Abbosh, who the company previously announced has been appointed group chief executive – Communications, Media & Technology. These changes are effective Sept. 1, 2018.
July 24, 2018

Former FBI Cybersecurity Division Official Howard Marshall Joins Accenture Security

ARLINGTON, VA; July 24, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced Howard Marshall has joined the company as the new intelligence director for its cyber threat intelligence services. A recognized cybersecurity expert and strategist, Marshall has served in various leadership positions throughout his more than 20-year career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
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.