Julie Sweet named Accenture CEO
Sweet, who now handles Accenture's business in North America, will also be on the company board
Published - Jul 12, 2019 1:03 PM Updated: Jul 12, 2019 1:03 PM
Julie Sweet has been appointed Accenture Inc’s Chief Executive Officer, as per media reports. The appointment will be effective from September.
Sweet, who now handles Accenture's business in North America, will also be on the company board.
David Rowland will be the executive chairman, the company has announced.
Marge Magner, the Non-Executive Chair of the board, will be back as Lead Independent Director.
“Julie is the right person to lead Accenture into the future, given her strong command of our business and proven ability to drive results in our largest market,” Rowland was quoted as saying.
On the appointment, Sweet has said: “I am truly honoured to lead our extraordinary company as Accenture’s chief executive officer… I look forward to continuing to work closely with our exceptional senior leadership team, along with David, as our Executive Chairman, and our entire board of directors.”
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