Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named 762 people to managing director and senior managing director, including a record number of women.
“Our new managing directors and senior managing directors truly embody what it means to be leaders at Accenture,” said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture’s chairman and CEO. “With their dedication to our core values, commitment to our people and superior service to our clients, they represent the future of Accenture and the best of a new generation of leaders in our industry.”
The promotions — which span every geographic region and every part of the company’s business — reflect Accenture’s unwavering commitment to equality: A record 229 women were promoted to managing director, accounting for 32 percent of managing-director promotions, and 22 percent of all promotions to senior managing director were women, up from 19 percent last year.
“We always look for ways to grow and innovate in how we develop and support our people,” Nanterme said. “Our ambition is to be the most inclusive and diverse company in the world — a true ‘culture of cultures’ — and this newest group of leaders will play a significant role in helping us get there.”