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David Rowland Named Accenture Interim CEO; KC McClure Appointed CFO

David Rowland

David Rowland, a 35-year Accenture (NYSE: ACN) veteran, has been appointed to serve as CEO of the global professional services contractor on an interim basis.

He succeeds Pierre Nanterme, who resigned the post due to health issues and intends to support his successor in an advisory role, the company said Friday.

Rowland became CFO in July 2013 after he previously served as senior vice president of finance and chair of Accenture’s Operations Council.

KC McClure

He currently is a member of the firm’s board of directors and Global Management Committee, as well as audit committee chair of Accenture and Microsoft’s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Avanade joint venture.

In addition to Rowland’s promotion, Accenture also named 30-year company veteran KC McClure as its new CFO.

McClure previously held financial oversight and investor relations management roles at the company. She will serve on Accenture’s Global Management Committee in her new capacity.

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