|[April 13, 2012]
Accenture Names Robert E. Sell Group Chief Executive - Communications, Media & Technology
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
Accenture (News - Alert) (NYSE: ACN) announced today that Robert E. Sell has been named
group chief executive of the company's Communications, Media &
Technology operating group, effective immediately. He succeeds Martin I.
Cole, who was named group chief executive of the company's Technology
growth platform in March.
Mr. Sell, 50, has served as managing director of Communications, Media &
Technology in North America since August 2007. He has significant
experience across many industries and has held a variety of leadership
roles during his 28-year career with Accenture. Mr. Sell has also
managed the business relationships with some of Accenture's largest
global clients. Given the clients he has srved and the scope of his
work, Mr. Sell has a unique perspective on the current state of
technology and innovation.
"Bob is an outstanding leader with a proven track record of successfully
running key parts of our business," said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture's
Chief Executive Officer. "His ability to build major client
relationships and his commitment to our people make him the perfect
choice to be group chief executive of our Communications, Media &
Technology operating group."
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and
outsourcing company, with more than 246,000 people serving clients in
more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience,
comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions,
and extensive research on the world's most successful companies,
Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance
businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of
US$25.5 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2011. Its home page
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