Accenture Ltd : CORRECTING and REPLACING Pamela Craig Assumes CFO Role at Accenture
10/31/2006| 08:00am US/Eastern
First graph, second sentence of release should read: She succeeds
Michael G. McGrath xxx (sted Michael J. McGrath).
The corrected release reads:
PAMELA CRAIG ASSUMES CFO ROLE AT ACCENTURE
Pamela J. Craig today assumed the role of chief financial officer of
Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Ms. Craig, 49, most recently served as Accenture's
senior vice president-Finance. She succeeds Michael G. McGrath, who has
been named to the role of international chairman. Accenture announced on
Aug. 22 that Ms. Craig would become CFO on Oct. 31.
As CFO, Ms. Craig reports to CEO William D. Green. She has been a member
of Accenture's leadership team for the past
five years and had served as senior vice president-Finance since 2004,
with global responsibility for client deal structuring, client finance,
country controllership and group finance activities. Prior to serving in
that role, she was group director-Business Operations & Services,
responsible for Accenture's geographic
services organization. She has worked in many areas of Accenture's
business during her 24 years with the company and was a pioneer in the
company's Media & Entertainment practice as
well as its Finance & Performance Management service line.
?Pam Craig is an experienced leader who over
the years has earned the respect all those she works with,?
said Accenture CEO William D. Green. ?Her
contribution to the success of Accenture throughout her career has been
demonstrated time and again, and she will be an outstanding successor to
?As international chairman, Mike will devote
his time to developing opportunities that enhance shareholder value and
provide the highest levels of quality and satisfaction for our clients.
I am very pleased that after three decades of service to our company,
Mike will continue to work closely with me and the rest of our
Ms. Craig said, ?I am very excited to take on
the role of CFO at a time when Accenture continues to expand its global
presence, enhance its innovative approach to business and government
problem-solving and achieve continued growth. Each of these attributes
has contributed significantly to our reputation as one of the world's
most respected professional services organizations.?
Ms. Craig joined Accenture in 1982 and was elected a partner in 1991.
She has played a key role at Accenture in the advancement and retention
of women and led the launch of the Communication & High Tech operating
initiative and the company's first women's
program in Japan. Ms. Craig is also a member of C200, a professional
organization of preeminent women entrepreneurs and corporate leaders,
and has been named one of the ?Top 100 Women
in Corporate America.?
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and
outsourcing company. Committed to delivering innovation, Accenture
collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance
businesses and governments. With deep industry and business process
expertise, broad global resources and a proven track record, Accenture
can mobilize the right people, skills and technologies to help clients
improve their performance. With approximately 140,000 people in 48
countries, the company generated revenues of US$16.65 billion for the
fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2006. Its homepage is www.accenture.com.
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