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Accenture Announces Departure of CEO — Interim Leader Appointed and Guidance Reaffirmed

Published: 23 January 2019

ID: G00383878

Analyst(s): Sandra Notardonato


On 11 January 2019, Accenture announced the departure of Pierre Nanterme, chairman and CEO, due to health-related reasons. Nanterme’s leadership will be missed, but the bench at Accenture is wide and deep, giving us confidence in succession plans. Senior-level departures now pose an increased risk.

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