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Accenture Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Roxanne Taylor to Retire

Amy Fuller, Senior Managing Director Global Brand at Deloitte, to succeed Taylor.

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Accenture (No. 14 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list ) announced that Roxanne Taylor, chief marketing and communications officer, will retire from the company at the end of the fiscal year, Aug. 31, 2018. Amy Fuller will join Accenture from Deloitte, where she was senior managing director of global brand, and succeed Ms. Taylor as Accenture's chief marketing & communications officer, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Ms. Fuller, who joins Accenture later this week, will be a member of the company's Global Management Committee.


Roxanne Taylor

"Roxanne has made a significant contribution to Accenture during her 22-year career with our company, including more than 10 years as CMO," said chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme. "We believe constant reinvention is key to our success, and at every major milestone for our company, Rox's vision and leadership have helped shape our business and brand strategy – from becoming a public company in 2001, to establishing Accenture as a global, market-leading brand, and most recently, to defining our digital-first strategy and position as an innovation-led company. During her tenure as CMO, Rox has built a strong and innovative team that has significantly increased Accenture's reputation and brand value, helping us attract clients and recruit talent around the world. On a personal level, it has been my great pleasure to work closely with Rox over many years as a valued member of our senior leadership team.

"I am delighted that Amy is joining Accenture to become our new chief marketing & communications officer," said Mr. Nanterme. "She is an experienced global marketer with a track record of achieving results across a range of consumer and B2B companies, including MasterCard where she led the iconic "Priceless" campaign across all channels and markets. In addition, she brings to the role extensive agency experience. Amy is known for her creative excellence and innovation, as well as her leadership in building multidisciplinary marketing and communications teams across specialties and geographies. I look forward to working with Amy as we continue to strengthen the Accenture brand in the marketplace."

Accenture Names Athina Kanioura as Chief Analytics Officer and Global Lead of Accenture Applied Intelligence

"I am delighted that Athina will become our new chief analytics officer and global lead for Accenture Applied Intelligence," said Mike Sutcliff, group chief executive, Accenture Digital.

Originally Published Accenture.

Accenture has appointed Dr. Athina Kanioura chief analytics officer and global lead of Accenture Applied Intelligence, effective immediately. Dr. Kanioura succeeds Narendra Mulani who will retire from the company.

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Accenture Completes Acquisition of Knowledgent

Expanding data management capabilities enables Accenture to help clients transform into intelligent enterprises.

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Originally Published by Accenture.

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Knowledgent, a data intelligence company. The acquisition expands Accenture's data management capabilities, helping companies become digital and intelligent by gaining deep insights into their businesses and customers. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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Accenture Chairman & CEO Pierre Nanterme Steps Down for Health Reasons

David Rowland appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer; Marge Magner named Non-Executive Chair.

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Originally Published by Accenture.

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that effective immediately, Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme has stepped down for health reasons that were previously disclosed in July 2016. Accenture's Board of Directors appointed David Rowland, who has been Accenture's chief financial officer, to become interim chief executive officer, and to the board as a director of Accenture; and named lead independent director Marge Magner as the company's non-executive chair of the board. The company also appointed KC McClure, who currently leads Accenture's finance operations, as chief financial officer. Nanterme will continue at Accenture as advisor to the CEO.

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Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Atlanta's Technology Square

"With our network of innovation hubs across North America, we're bringing innovation to our clients' doorsteps to help them compete and win in the digital economy."

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Originally Published by Accenture.

Accenture today opened a new innovation hub in Atlanta as a destination where clients can co-innovate with their Accenture teams to ideate, rapidly prototype and then scale innovative products and services for the digital economy.

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Accenture: Study Finds Consumers Buy From Companies That Take A Stand on Issues They Care About and Ditch Those That Don't

'Purpose' is now a powerful force helping companies build deeper consumer connections
and improve competitiveness.

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Originally Published by Accenture.

Nearly two-thirds of consumers globally (63 percent) prefer to buy goods and services from companies that stand for a shared purpose that reflects their personal values and beliefs, and are ditching those that don't, according to new research from Accenture.

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Accenture Names 762 New Managing Directors and Senior Managing Directors

Promotions reflect diversity of Accenture's business and geographies and include record number of women.

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Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named 762 people to managing director and senior managing director, including a record number of women.

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