Accenture Appoints Oliver Benzecry to Lead its Business in the UK and Ireland

Accenture Appoints Oliver Benzecry to Lead its Business in the UK and Ireland
LONDON; March 14, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Oliver (“Olly”) Benzecry geographic unit managing director of its business in the United Kingdom and Ireland and country managing director for the United Kingdom, effective April 2.  Mr. Benzecry will assume this role from David Thomlinson, who will continue to serve as Accenture’s senior managing director—Geographic Strategy & Operations, leading all of Accenture’s geographic operations as well as the company’s strategy to build and extend its market-leading position in key geographies around the world. Mark Ryan will continue as country managing director for Ireland, working with Mr. Benzecry.

 

March 14, 2011

Kay Kapoor Joins Accenture to Lead U.S. Federal Practice

Kay Kapoor Joins Accenture to Lead U.S. Federal Practice
RESTON, Va.; Feb. 4,  2011 – Accenture today announced that Kay Kapoor will join the company on Feb. 21 to lead its U.S. federal government practice, a cornerstone of the company’s Health & Public Service (H&PS) operating group. 
February 04, 2011

Accenture Appoints Avinash Vashistha Country Managing Director, Co-Chairman for India

Accenture Appoints Avinash Vashistha Country Managing Director, Co-Chairman for India
BANGALORE; Jan. 21, 2011 – Accenture today appointed Avinash Vashistha country managing director for India. Mr. Vashistha has also been appointed co-chairman of India, along with Harsh Manglik.
January 20, 2011

Accenture Announces Leadership Appointments

Accenture Announces Leadership Appointments

Pierre Nanterme Assumes CEO Role at Accenture; William Green Continues as Chairman

Pierre Nanterme Assumes CEO Role at Accenture; William Green Continues as Chairman

NEW YORK; Jan. 1, 2011 – Pierre Nanterme has assumed the role of chief executive officer of Accenture, effective today.  Accenture announced in October that Mr. Nanterme would become chief executive officer on Jan. 1, succeeding William D. Green.  Mr. Green, who has been CEO since September 2004 and assumed the additional role of chairman in September 2006, will remain as chairman. 

January 01, 2011

Accenture Names Richard A. Lumb Group Chief Executive–Financial Services

NEW YORK; Nov. 23, 2010 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named Richard A. Lumb group chief executive of the company’s Financial Services operating group, which serves clients in the banking, capital markets and insurance industries, effective Dec. 1. In his new role, Mr. Lumb will join Accenture’s executive leadership team and succeed Pierre Nanterme, who will become Accenture’s chief executive officer on Jan. 1, 2011.
November 23, 2010

Accenture Announces Senior-Leadership Succession: William D. Green to Continue as Chairman; Pierre Nanterme Named CEO, Effective Jan. 1, 2011

Accenture Announces Senior-Leadership Succession: William D. Green to Continue as Chairman; Pierre Nanterme Named CEO, Effective Jan. 1, 2011
DUBLIN; Oct. 20, 2010 — Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) Board of Directors today named Pierre Nanterme chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2011.  Nanterme will join the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. William D. Green, currently chairman & CEO, will continue as chairman.
October 20, 2010

Accenture Appoints Dennis F. Hightower to Its Board of Directors

Accenture Appoints Dennis F. Hightower to Its Board of Directors
NEW YORK; Sept. 13, 2010 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Dennis F. Hightower to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Mr. Hightower, who first joined Accenture’s board of directors in 2003, stepped down from the board last year to accept his appointment as U.S. deputy secretary of commerce.
September 13, 2010

Accenture Names Gavin Michael Global Managing Director, R&D and Alliances

Accenture Names Gavin Michael Global Managing Director, R&D and Alliances
NEW YORK; July 15, 2010 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named Gavin Michael to the newly-created position of global managing director, R&D and alliances.  In this role, he will reinforce the company’s long-standing commitment to help clients leverage innovative technology solutions and strategic alliances to improve their business and achieve higher performance.
July 15, 2010

Accenture Names Julie Spellman Sweet as General Counsel

Accenture Names Julie Spellman Sweet as General Counsel
NEW YORK; Jan. 26, 2010 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Julie Spellman Sweet will join the company as general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer, effective March 22, 2010.  She will report to William D. Green, Accenture chairman & CEO, and join the company’s Executive Leadership Team.  Ms. Sweet, 43, comes to Accenture from the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where she has been a partner in the firm’s Corporate department for the past 10 years. 
January 26, 2010