Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named Gene Reznik chief strategy officer,
succeeding Omar Abbosh, who the company previously announced has been
appointed group chief executive – Communications, Media & Technology.
These changes are effective Sept. 1, 2018.
Reznik is currently senior managing director – Technology Ecosystem
& Ventures with responsibility for leading all facets of the Accenture
ecosystem and venturing lifecycle, including setting strategy, forming
and managing strategic partnerships, developing relationships with
venture capital firms and start-ups, and driving Accenture’s innovation
agenda. Previously, he held a number of global leadership positions in
Accenture’s Communications, Media & Technology operating group.
In his new role as chief strategy officer, Mr. Reznik will be
responsible for all aspects of the company’s strategy and investments,
including ecosystem strategy and ventures and acquisitions. He will also
have management responsibility for Accenture Security and the company’s
industry and research programs. Mr. Reznik will join the company’s
Global Management Committee.
“I am delighted that Gene will become our new chief strategy officer,”
said chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme. “He has been with Accenture for
more than 20 years, and brings to his new role tremendous knowledge of
our business and operations, including international experience, as well
as unique insight into the global marketplace, competitive landscape and
technology ecosystem. I look forward to working with Gene – and with our
entire leadership team – as we continue to execute our growth strategy.”
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a
broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital,
technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and
specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business
functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network –
Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help
clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their
stakeholders. With 449,000 people serving clients in more than 120
countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world
works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
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