Gartner IT Research

Thoughts on the New CEO at Accenture

Published: 14 August 2019

ID: G00448163

Analyst(s): Sandra Notardonato


On 11 July 2019, Accenture announced the appointment of Julie Sweet as CEO and board member, after a thorough vetting of several internal candidates. While leadership change can often spark questions around financial and operational strategies, we expect little change in the near term.

Table Of Contents


  • Overview
  • Key Insights
    • Corporate Strategy
    • Reinvesting in the Business
    • Technology at the Core
    • Influence on Gender Parity
    • Monitoring Employee Sentiment
  • What to Watch

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