Pamela J. Craig to Step Down as Accenture Chief Financial Officer, Accenture Veteran David P. Rowland Named Chief Financial

  Pamela J. Craig to Step Down as Accenture Chief Financial Officer, Accenture
  Veteran David P. Rowland Named Chief Financial Officer, Changes Effective
  July 1, 2013

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- March 28, 2013

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that Pamela J. Craig has decided to step
down as chief financial officer on July 1 and retire from the company on Aug.
31, 2013. David P. Rowland, senior vice president – Finance, will become chief
financial officer, effective July 1, 2013.

“Pam has made a tremendous contribution to Accenture’s growth and success
across a wide range of leadership roles during her 34-year career with our
company,” said Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme. “As chief financial officer,
she built a world-class finance organization and her focus on rigorous
financial discipline has contributed to Accenture’s strong performance. As a
key member of our senior leadership for many years, Pam has played an
instrumental role working together with the rest of the leadership team in
driving our growth and success in the marketplace. It has been my pleasure to
work with her over the years, especially since becoming CEO.

“I am delighted that David Rowland will become our new CFO. David brings to
the role long-standing financial and operational leadership at Accenture, and
has a deep understanding of our business. I have known David for many years,
and I know that he is absolutely committed to ensuring that we continue to
create value for our clients and our shareholders.”

Mr. Rowland, 52, is currently senior vice president – Finance, with global
responsibility for Accenture's Finance Operations, which includes
approximately 3,500 finance professionals focused on client finance, country
controllership and operating group and growth platform finance activities.He
is a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee and serves on the board
of directors for Avanade, a joint venture of Accenture and Microsoft.Mr.
Rowland began his career with Accenture in 1983.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and
outsourcing company, with approximately 261,000 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


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