NEW YORK; Dec. 1, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is pleased to announce that it has named 687 people to managing director and senior managing director.
“Each of our new managing directors and senior managing directors has demonstrated true leadership capabilities – including a passion for serving our clients and a commitment to developing our people,” said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture’s chairman and CEO. “As a professional services company, we rely on our people to make the difference in delivering high-quality services to clients. That’s why we’re so focused on attracting the best people and investing to further develop their skills.”
The promotions span nearly every geographic region and every part of Accenture’s business from consulting, strategy, digital, technology and operations, to its industry groups and corporate functions. In addition, a record 32 percent of the newly promoted managing directors are women.
“I am pleased with the tremendous diversity of this new group of leaders – in terms of geographic scope, areas of our business and gender,” Nanterme said. “Diversity is essential to an innovation- and talent-led organization like Accenture, and these leaders have the highly differentiated industry expertise and specialized skills to help us bring innovation to our clients.”
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com .
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