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Accenture CEO Pierre Nanterme steps down for health reasons

Press Trust of India  |  New York 

Friday said its Chairman and has stepped down for health reasons and its will take over that role in the interim.

Accenture, in a statement said, Nanterme was stepping down from his role for health reasons that were previously disclosed in July 2016.

Accenture's board of directors has appointed as and to the board as a of Accenture, and named as the non-executive chair of the board, it added.

Besides, the global consulting and professional services firm has also appointed KC McClure -- who currently leads Accenture's -- as

Nanterme will continue at as to the CEO, the statement said.

"It has been my honour and privilege to serve Accenture's people and our clients for my entire 36-year career, and I've never been more confident in our strategy, leadership team and people," Nanterme said.

He added that Rowland's involvement in developing and delivering the company's growth strategy to rotate its to high-growth areas of digital, cloud and security will make the transition seamless.

Rowland has served as Accenture's since July 2013.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 21:20 IST