| 2019-01-11 08:05:24|
ACN 08:05 01/11 01/11/19
Accenture chairman, CEO Pierre Nanterme steps down
Accenture announced that effective immediately, Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme has stepped down for health reasons that were previously disclosed in July 2016. Accenture's Board of Directors appointed David Rowland, who has been Accenture's CFO, to become interim CEO, and to the board as a director of Accenture; and named lead independent director Marge Magner as the company's non-executive chair of the board. The company also appointed KC McClure, who currently leads Accenture's finance operations, as CFO. Nanterme will continue at Accenture as advisor to the CEO. Accenture confirmed that there is no change to the business outlook for the second quarter and full fiscal year 2019 that the company provided as part of its first quarter fiscal 2019 earnings announcement on December 20, 2018.