Executive leadership, board of directors, etc.
March 08, 2019

Accenture’s Caroline Gayle Named 2019’s Mentor of the Year by Women in Communications and Technology

TORONTO; March 8, 2019 – Accenture managing director Caroline Gayle has been named 2019’s Mentor of the Year by Women in Communications and Technology (WCT).
March 06, 2019

Accenture Appoints Piyush Bhatnagar Office Managing Director for Toronto

TORONTO; March 6, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Piyush Bhatnagar as its office managing director for Toronto, effective immediately.
February 13, 2019

Accenture Names Athina Kanioura as Chief Analytics Officer and Global Lead of Accenture Applied Intelligence

NEW YORK; Feb. 13, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Dr. Athina Kanioura chief analytics officer and global lead of Accenture Applied Intelligence, effective immediately. Dr. Kanioura succeeds Narendra Mulani who will retire from the company.
January 31, 2019

Accenture Announces Passing of Former Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme

NEW YORK; Jan. 31, 2019 – With great sadness, Accenture (NYSE:ACN) announces that Pierre Nanterme, former chairman and CEO of Accenture, passed away today. The company extends its sincerest condolences to his family in this difficult time and expresses its enduring gratitude for his decades of leadership and inspiration.
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.