Executive leadership, board of directors, etc.
May 25, 2017

Private-Sector Partnerships and Citizen Collaboration Could Bridge Gap Between Government Technology Investments and Service Challenges, Accenture Report Finds

Private-Sector Partnerships and Citizen Collaboration Could Bridge Gap Between Government Technology Investments and Service Challenges, Accenture Report Finds
ARLINGTON, Va.; May 25, 2017 – A gap exists between the challenges that government agencies hope to resolve through investments in emerging technologies and the challenges that agency leaders said they believe their citizens find most important, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) determined.
May 23, 2017

Accenture Hires Rafael López as a Managing Director in Its Health & Public Service Practice

ARLINGTON, Va; May 16, 2017 – Accenture has hired Rafael López as a managing director in its Health & Public Service practice in North America. López joins Accenture from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), where he served as the commissioner of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families. 
May 12, 2017

Accenture’s Annette Rippert Honored with Leadership Award from Women in Technology

ARLINGTON, Va.; May 12, 2017 – Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) Annette Rippert, senior managing director, Accenture Technology – North America, was honored by Women in Technology (WIT) with an award for leadership in the corporate large market sector. Recognized for her extraordinary vision, talent and mentorship in the field of technology, the award celebrates the accomplishments of women who are leading the way in the technology industry. 
May 08, 2017

Accenture Appoints Brian Irwin To Lead its Industrial Group in North America

DALLAS; May. 8, 2017 – Accenture has appointed Brian Irwin to lead its Industrial Group in North America, effective immediately. He will be responsible for the company’s automotive, construction, freight and logistics, industrial equipment and public transport industry segments. In this role, he will help the company’s clients exploit the advantages that are being created by Industry X.0 and the digital disruption that is driving innovation, new products, services and business models.
May 02, 2017

Accenture Expands Telecommunications Network Practice with the Appointment of George Nazi as Global Network Practice Lead

LONDON; May 2, 2017 – Accenture today announced the appointment of George Nazi as global network practice lead within the company’s Communications, Media & Technology operating group. In this role, George is responsible for all aspects of Accenture’s Network practice defining the go-to-market approach, shaping the strategy, and designing and executing on all Accenture’s network offerings. In addition, he oversees the carrier transformation and innovation portfolio of offerings, helping Accenture's clients address the huge transformation changes in network technology across business disciplines.
April 27, 2017

Former U.S. Army General and Senior Intelligence Officer Mary A. Legere Joins Accenture Federal Services

ARLINGTON, Va.; Apr. 27, 2017 – Former U.S. Army senior intelligence officer Lieutenant General Mary A. Legere (Ret.) has joined Accenture Federal Services (AFS) as the managing director for national and defense intelligence business. Legere will bring Accenture’s global secure digital, mission analytics and agile development capabilities to national defense intelligence and cyber clients.
March 08, 2017

Accenture and Avanade Strengthen Microsoft Alliance to Expand Capabilities in Cloud and Digital Transformation; Debbie Polishook Appointed to Avanade Board of Directors

SEATTLE; Mar. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Avanade, and Microsoft today announced moves designed to extend their leadership in the market and commitment to maximizing the value of the Microsoft ecosystem for clients. The actions include the appointment of Debra (Debbie) Polishook, group chief executive – Accenture Operations, to the Avanade board of directors and greater investments in new technology capabilities to accelerate the digital transformation of clients.
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.