Accenture, the consulting software giant, has just announced its new group chief executive for Communications, Media, and Technology who will take office from November 1.
John Walsh will lead the company in the new role. He replaces Omar Abbosh, who earlier held the position. Omar Abbosh with stay with the company till Feb 2020 during the transition.
John Walsh is Accenture’s new group chief executive for CMT group
Walsh has prior worked as the Senior Managing Director CMT for North America. John was also the Office Managing director at Accenture North California. John has a rich portfolio with substantial international experience, which makes him an ideal proponent of the group chief executive.
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John Walsh has Served Accenture in High Capacity
He has handled the company’s CMT business prudently, where he took care of the organization’s most extensive customer relationships. With exposure to international business, he has helped modernize customer care systems for a large number of clients. He has also played a pivotal role in expanding organizations’ footprint in Canada. John has even helped clients build shared services operating systems in Europe.
New Role is More Challenging
In the Role of Group chief executive, Walsh will lead the CMT operating group, which boasts of revenue of 8.8 Billion dollars in the 2019 financial year. This group services clients in several areas like High-end technology, Software/ hardware domains and communication & Media. Walsh will be part of the company’s global management committee.
CEO Expresses Delight on John Walsh’s Appointment
The CEO of Accenture, Julie Sweet, said that
“I am delighted that John will lead our Communications, Media & Technology operating group.Over his 33 years with Accenture, John has played a key role in building our dynamic CMT business in the western U.S. and across North America. John brings to his new position a proven track record of creating value for our clients and our business, as well as a deep commitment to our core values, including the development of our people.”
She also thanked the previous group chief executive, Omar, quoting,
“I also want to recognize and thank Omar for his significant contributions to Accenture during his 30-year career with our company. On behalf of Accenture, I wish Omar the very best in the future.”
Future Ahead under John’s Leadership
John Walsh, with his extensive experience in the group, is looked upon as the aptest person for the role, and the company is hopeful of newer breakthroughs under his leadership.