Executive leadership, board of directors, etc.
February 13, 2017

Accenture Appoints Former Mayo Clinic Design Director Lorna Ross to Lead New Fjord Studio in Dublin

DUBLIN; Feb. 13, 2017 – Accenture Interactive and Fjord, its design and innovation unit, announced that Lorna Ross will head up a new Fjord design studio based in Dublin. As the newly appointed group design director and studio lead, Ross will be responsible for driving growth and innovation internally and with clients. 
February 09, 2017

Accenture Appoints Laura Gurski to Lead Customer and Channels Consulting Practice for the Automotive, Consumer Goods, Industrial, Life Sciences, Retail and Travel Industries

CHICAGO; Feb. 9, 2017 – Accenture today announced the appointment of Laura Gurski as Senior Managing Director, Products – effective immediately. As the head of Accenture’s Customer and Channels Consulting Practice for Products, Ms. Gurski will oversee the development and delivery of marketing, customer service, commerce and sales transformation services. 
February 02, 2017

Former U.S. Treasury Official Valerie Abend Joins Accenture Security

ARLINGTON, VA; Feb. 2, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Valerie Abend has joined the company as managing director, Accenture Security - Financial Services, North America. Ms. Abend brings to Accenture extensive expertise deploying cyber risk management and mitigation strategies to counter the wide spectrum of threats facing the financial services industry.  
January 19, 2017

Accenture Appoints Wayne Hull as Managing Director of Accenture Digital for South and Sub-Sahara Africa

JOHANNESBURG; Jan. 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the appointment of Wayne Hull as managing director and head of Accenture Digital for South and Sub-Saharan Africa.
January 17, 2017

Accenture Interactive Hires Digital Marketing Veteran Tammy Soares

SAN FRANCISCO; Jan. 17, 2017 – Accenture has hired Tammy Soares as managing director to lead Accenture Interactive’s West region in North America. In her new role, she will will be responsible for overseeing Accenture Interactive’s business in eight states: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Based in San Francisco, she will focus on driving growth, bringing innovation to clients and strengthening the digital agency’s impact in the region. 
December 05, 2016

Cybersecurity Industry Heavyweight Justin Harvey Joins Accenture Security

ARLINGTON, VA; Dec. 5, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that veteran cybersecurity expert Justin Harvey has joined the company as managing director and global lead for the Incident Response Practice. Harvey brings more than 20 years of experience to Accenture and specializes in endpoint detection and response, defense against cyberespionage, security operations, incident response and threat intelligence. In his new role, Harvey will focus on expanding Accenture’s incident response and breach readiness solutions that address preparedness through threat identification and eradication for Accenture’s global client base.
December 01, 2016

Accenture Names 647 New Managing Directors and Senior Managing Directors

NEW YORK; Dec. 1, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named 647 people to managing director and senior managing director, including a record percentage of women.
November 02, 2016

Accenture Appoints Herbert Hainer to Board of Directors

NEW YORK; Nov. 2, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that Herbert Hainer has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective November 2. Mr. Hainer, 62, was chief executive officer and chairman of the executive board of adidas from 2001 until his retirement in September 2016. 
October 26, 2016

Accenture Hires Brigitte Gwyn as Managing Director, Government Relations

WASHINGTON; Oct. 26 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired Brigitte Gwyn as a managing director of government relations, effective Nov. 7. Gwyn will be responsible for the company’s government relations activities in North America as well as key growth markets, including Latin America. In this role, she will help strategically position the company, build deep relationships in government and effectively advocate for public policy outcomes.
October 10, 2016

Accenture Federal Services Names Former NSA Official Hal Smith to Lead Federal Intelligence Practice

ARLINGTON, Va.; Oct. 10, 2016 – Harold “Hal” Smith, a former associate deputy director at the National Security Agency (NSA) and a seasoned intelligence and defense executive, has joined Accenture Federal Services (AFS) as a managing director to lead its intelligence practice.