MONTREAL; Feb. 1, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired Madeleine Chenette as office managing director for Montreal, effective immediately. In this role Chenette will be responsible for expanding Accenture’s business presence in Quebec, focusing on bringing innovation to clients, attracting top talent and strengthening the company’s impact in the Quebec community. She will also lead Accenture’s retail, consumer goods and transport industry practices in Quebec.
NEW YORK; Sept. 22, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Kurt Salmon, a leading global strategy consulting firm focused on the retail industry and a subsidiary of Management Consulting Group. The acquisition will expand Accenture Strategy’s capabilities in delivering end-to-end strategy consulting services to top retailers and private equity firms in a world disrupted by digital.
TOKYO; Sept. 8, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will provide management consulting services for Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) in support of its 2016 Export Strategy Execution Project. The project aims for early achievement of the government’s goal of expanding annual exports of Japanese agricultural, forestry and fishery products and foods to about ¥1 trillion by 2020.
NEW YORK; Jan. 19, 2016 – Optimizing the use of digital skills and technologies could generate $2 trillion of additional global economic output by 2020, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The study also reveals the vast role digital plays in economic activity, with more than one-fifth of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP) attributed to some form of digital skills, capital and goods and services.
HOUSTON; Dec. 21, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Cimation, an affiliate of Audubon Companies and an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) consulting company known for its work in process automation, information technology (IT) and industrial control system (ICS) cyber security.
NEW YORK; October 6, 2015 – As corporations seek greater revenues from working with entrepreneurs, large and small businesses are failing to use digital collaboration to innovate together, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). As a result, they are putting at risk a $1.5 trillion growth opportunity, equivalent to 2.2 percent of global GDP. In the United States, $433 billion of potential growth is at risk, equivalent of 2.7 percent of the U.S. economy.
DALIAN, China; Sept. 9, 2015 – The Internet of Things (IoT) could deliver economic gains in China of up to US$1.8 trillion in cumulative Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2030, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) published at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of New Champions 2015, but the potential gains are at risk due to challenges in infrastructure, data policy and talent.
New York; April 3, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Axia Limited, a U.S.-based strategy consulting services provider. The acquisition bolsters the capabilities of Accenture Strategy to help clients improve their competitiveness by delivering growth through strategic cost management and organizational agility. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 21, 2015 – At a time of uncertain economic growth, the Industrial Internet of Things could contribute US$14.2 trillion to world output by 2030, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). But these potential gains are at risk because neither companies nor governments are taking sufficient actions to put in place the conditions necessary for the wide adoption of new digital technologies.
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