Accenture CEO Pierre Nanterme Assumes Additional Position of Chairman
NEW YORK -- February 1, 2013
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that CEO Pierre Nanterme has assumed the
additional position of chairman of the board.The company had previously
announced, on October 22, 2012, that Mr. Nanterme would succeed William D.
Green, who has stepped down as chairman of the board and retired from
Accenture, effective today.
“I am honored to take on the additional role of chairman,” said Mr.
Nanterme.“I want to thank Bill Green, once again, for his tremendous
leadership and stewardship of Accenture, and for his significant contributions
during his 35-year career with the company.”
Mr. Nanterme, 53, succeeded Mr. Green as CEO in January 2011 and has served on
the Accenture board of directors since October 2010.In his 30-year career
with Accenture, he has held a wide variety of leadership positions across key
parts of the business.Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Nanterme was group chief
executive of Accenture’s Financial Services operating group, and earlier
served as the company’s chief leadership officer.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and
outsourcing company, with approximately 259,000 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 US$27.9billion for the fiscal year ended
Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page is www.accenture.com.
Alex Pachetti, +1 917-452-5519
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