Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Accenture Announces Key Leadership Appointments  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN Press - 05/01/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN Press) Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made key appointments to its global leadership team, creating new roles in strategic areas of its business.

The appointments are related to the launch of Accenture Digital, which brings together the company's industry-leading digital services into a new, integrated end-to-end digital capability; the launch of Accenture Strategy to help clients address issues at the intersection of business, technology and operations; and a new leadership role focused on enhancing the company's position in growth markets including Asia Pacific, Africa and Latin America. At the same time, Accenture has named a new leader for its Products operating group.

"Our clients operate in an increasingly complex and fast-paced marketplace, and we need to constantly evolve to ensure we are structured to deliver the innovative solutions they need to solve their business challenges," said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture's chairman and CEO. "Today's appointments reflect our commitment to aligning some of our most-seasoned and innovative leaders with the critical needs of our clients and with growth opportunities for Accenture."

To support the company's focus on building a strong leadership position in key geographic growth markets, Gianfranco Casati has been appointed to the newly created position of group chief executive “ Growth Markets. In this new role, Mr. Casati will oversee Accenture's business in Asia Pacific, Africa and Latin America. He will work closely with the leaders of the company's five operating groups to ensure that Accenture is well positioned for continued growth in each of these key markets. Mr. Casati is a member of Accenture's Global Management Committee and most recently served as group chief executive of the company's Products operating group.

Michael Sutcliff has been named group chief executive of Accenture Digital, a new growth platform that integrates the company's industry-leading digital capabilities across Accenture Interactive, analytics and mobility. Accenture Digital will provide clients with a comprehensive portfolio of business and technology services “ from developing digital strategies to implementing digital technologies and running digital processes on behalf of clients. This group includes 23,000 Accenture professionals who will help clients leverage the power of digital to drive growth and create new sources of value. Mr. Sutcliff will join Accenture's Global Management Committee. He most recently led Accenture's Financial Services operating group in North America.

Mark Knickrehm has been appointed group chief executive of Accenture Strategy, a new growth platform dedicated to helping C-level executives shape and execute their business and technology transformation agendas, focusing on issues related to growth and innovation, industry convergence, geographic expansion, digital strategies, sustainable cost management and enterprise transformation. Mr. Knickrehm most recently served as senior managing director of growth & strategy for Accenture's Health & Public Service operating group while also successfully leading Accenture's Health industry group. In his new role, Mr. Knickrehm will join Accenture's Global Management Committee.

Sander van 't Noordende will succeed Mr. Casati as group chief executive of the Products operating group, which serves clients in the air, freight & travel services; automotive; consumer goods & services; industrial equipment; infrastructure & transportation services; life sciences; and retail sectors. Mr. Van 't Noordende is a member of Accenture's Global Management Committee and most recently served as group chief executive of the Management Consulting growth platform. Earlier in his career he was group chief executive of the company's Resources operating group.

For a complete list of Global Management Committee members, click here.


About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 275,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US28.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2013. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

 


MENAFN Press




  MENA News Headlines
 Aug 28 2015 - UAE's DP World profits logs 22 percent growth in H1MENAFN
(MENAFN) Global marine terminal operator DP World declared a surge of 22 percent in its net profit in the first six months, recording USD405 million compared to USD322 million in 2014, plus total ...

 Aug 28 2015 - Oman's fiscal deficit to expand at 12 percent of GDPMENAFN
(MENAFN) Oman's very high economic dependence on gas sector is going to add pressure to the public finance in 2015-16, although it has an ongoing solid economic growth.Meanwhile, the country's fiscal ...

 Aug 28 2015 - Saudi's foreign reserves shrink down 0.5 percent in JulyMENAFN
(MENAFN) The world's largest oil exporter has begun issuing domestic debt aiming at covering part of a budget deficit cause by low oil prices, and the result was that the speed of deterioration in ...

 Aug 28 2015 - UAE cuts September petrol prices as global oil fallsGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The UAE cut petrol and diesel prices by between 8% and 9% for September, the second month during which the Middle Eastern country, Opec's fifth-largest oil producer, removed ...

 Aug 28 2015 - Algeria targets hidden $40bn amid ignored oil-price pleasGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Day and night, trucks trundle the 10 miles from Algiers port to the suburb of Semmar, where workers unload and stack goods that will feed into a vast black market.Merchants pack ...

 Aug 28 2015 - Egypt power choices appease public, but squeeze industryGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Far fewer Egyptians are complaining about the kind of power cuts that fuelled unrest in the past but government energy policies apparently focused on appeasing the public are ...

 Aug 28 2015 - Saudis seek guidance on economy as stocks gyrateGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Saudi plastic surgeon and stock-market investor Sami al-Harki is looking for help.Al-Harki already lost 40% on his shares, but doesn't want to sell before the Saudi government ...

 Aug 28 2015 - US- Short-handed Giants beat CubsGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Joe Bochy, a San Francisco Giants scout, is in town to help evaluate the club on this homestand. Maybe he can turn in a report on his kid brother, Bruce.When you win with a ...

 Aug 28 2015 - Jordan- Rania: Muslims must do more to counter ISGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Queen Rania of Jordan said yesterday that moderate Muslims were not doing enough to fight against IS militants and their "diabolical ideology". Speaking at a major French ...

 Aug 28 2015 - Abbas heats up Palestinian politics in PLO reshuffle bidGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) President Mahmoud Abbas is acting to shake up Palestinian politics, with peace talks with Israel in deep freeze and unity efforts with Hamas Islamists who run the Gaza Strip ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help