Julie Sweet

Accenture Appoints Jill Kramer as Chief Marketing & Communications Officer as of June 1, 2021

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 9:34pm

b'Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Amy Fuller, chief marketing & communications officer, will retire from the company at the end of the fiscal year, Aug. 31, 2021.

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  • b'Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Amy Fuller, chief marketing & communications officer, will retire from the company at the end of the fiscal year, Aug. 31, 2021.
  • Jill Kramer, currently global head of brand, will succeed Fuller effective June 1, 2021, and will become a member of the company\xe2\x80\x99s Global Management Committee.\nKramer brings more than 20 years of leadership in advertising and marketing.
  • Since joining Accenture, Kramer has driven significant change, expansion, and reinvention of Accenture\xe2\x80\x99s advertising and brand which has led to record increases in the quality and efficiency of Accenture\xe2\x80\x99s marketing programs.\n\xe2\x80\x9cI am delighted that Jill Kramer will be stepping into this role,\xe2\x80\x9d said Julie Sweet, Accenture\xe2\x80\x99s chief executive officer.
  • She led numerous innovations including a full transformation of the marketing and communications function \xe2\x80\x94 from new approaches to integrated planning through data and analytics.

2021 Catalyst Award Winners

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 9:59am

NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Barilla and the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) will receive the premiere 2021 Catalyst Award on March 17-18, 2021, for initiatives that have accelerated progress for women and elevated inclusion within their organizations.

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  • NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Barilla and the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) will receive the premiere 2021 Catalyst Award on March 17-18, 2021, for initiatives that have accelerated progress for women and elevated inclusion within their organizations.
  • More than 5,000 attendees are expected at the virtual event, including the Catalyst Board of Directors and Catalyst CEO Champions For Change .
  • Executives from top global corporations, professional firms, governments, NGOs, and educational institutions will convene at the 2021 Catalyst Awards , chaired by Julie Sweet, CEO, Accenture.
  • Join the 2021 Catalyst Awards conversation by following Catalyst on Facebook.com/CatalystInc , Instagram.com/CatalystInc , and Twitter.com/CatalystInc , using the hashtags #ProgressWontPause and #CatalystAwards2021.

2021 Catalyst Award Winners

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 9:59am

NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Barilla and the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) will receive the premiere 2021 Catalyst Award on March 17-18, 2021, for initiatives that have accelerated progress for women and elevated inclusion within their organizations.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Barilla and the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) will receive the premiere 2021 Catalyst Award on March 17-18, 2021, for initiatives that have accelerated progress for women and elevated inclusion within their organizations.
  • More than 5,000 attendees are expected at the virtual event, including the Catalyst Board of Directors and Catalyst CEO Champions For Change .
  • Executives from top global corporations, professional firms, governments, NGOs, and educational institutions will convene at the 2021 Catalyst Awards , chaired by Julie Sweet, CEO, Accenture.
  • Join the 2021 Catalyst Awards conversation by following Catalyst on Facebook.com/CatalystInc , Instagram.com/CatalystInc , and Twitter.com/CatalystInc , using the hashtags #ProgressWontPause and #CatalystAwards2021.

Takeda Accelerates Digital Transformation with Accenture and AWS

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 12:00pm

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ( TSE: 4502/NYSE: TAK ) (Takeda), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) have entered into a five-year strategic agreement to accelerate Takedas digital transformation.

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  • Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ( TSE: 4502/NYSE: TAK ) (Takeda), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) have entered into a five-year strategic agreement to accelerate Takedas digital transformation.
  • Together, Accenture and AWS will propel Takeda further than we could alone to make this vision a reality.
  • The breadth and depth of AWS services enable Takeda to quickly and efficiently discover, develop, and manufacture therapeutics securely and compliantly.
  • We are proud to partner with Takeda and AWS to make this vision a reality at speed and scale," said Julie Sweet, chief executive officer, Accenture.

Takeda Accelerates Digital Transformation with Accenture and AWS

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 11:59am

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ( TSE: 4502/NYSE: TAK ) (Takeda), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have entered into a five-year strategic agreement to accelerate Takedas digital transformation.

Key Points: 
  • Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ( TSE: 4502/NYSE: TAK ) (Takeda), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have entered into a five-year strategic agreement to accelerate Takedas digital transformation.
  • Together, Accenture and AWS will propel Takeda further than we could alone to make this vision a reality.
  • The breadth and depth of AWS services enable Takeda to quickly and efficiently discover, develop, and manufacture therapeutics securely and compliantly.
  • We are proud to partner with Takeda and AWS to make this vision a reality at speed and scale," said Julie Sweet, chief executive officer, Accenture.

27 CEOs Launch the New York Jobs CEO Council

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 12:02pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --CEOs from 27 of the largest employers in the New York area are launching the New York Jobs CEO Council.

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --CEOs from 27 of the largest employers in the New York area are launching the New York Jobs CEO Council.
  • The New York Jobs CEO Council's co-chairs include: Jamie Dimon, CEO and Chairman, JPMorgan Chase; Carmine Di Sibio, Global Chairman and CEO, EY; Arvind Krishna, CEO, IBM; Kevin Sneader, Global Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company; and Julie Sweet, CEO, Accenture.
  • That's why we are excited about the launch of the New York Jobs CEO Council," said Abby Jo Sigal, Founding CEO of HERE to HERE.
  • The New York Jobs CEO Council companies aim to hire 100,000 New York residents by 2030, including 25,000 CUNY students.

Accenture and Snam: Launch of a Collaboration in IOT Technologies For the Innovation and Sustainability of Energy Networks

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 8:59am

The right digital strategy is critical to achieving a low-carbon future, increasing safety and building community engagement, said Accentures CEO Julie Sweet.

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  • The right digital strategy is critical to achieving a low-carbon future, increasing safety and building community engagement, said Accentures CEO Julie Sweet.
  • Snam is an industry leader, and this initiative represents an exciting new chapter in our long and trusted relationship.
  • We look forward to co-developing solutions with Snam to help them and the industry accelerate innovation and increase sustainability.
  • With 492,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.