Chris Smith Joins AT&T as Government Solutions Technology VP; Kay Kapoor Comments

Chris Smith
Chris Smith Chris Smith, former U.S. federal chief technology and innovation officer at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has joined AT&T (NYSE: T) as vice president of technology for the company’s government solutions business. Smith will oversee a team of 175 technologists that focus on developing products and services for federal customers, AT&T said Monday. “He is going to be an important...

Accenture Closes Purchase of Healthcare IT Firm ASM Research; Jim Traficant Comments

Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) has wrapped up the acquisition of ASM Research for an undisclosed amount in an effort to address the needs of the U.S. military health market. The Arlington, Va.-based Accenture LLP subsidiary intends for the acquisition to grow its offerings for the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs as ASM becomes a subsidiary, Accenture said Wednesday. Jim Traficant,...

Pamela Craig Joins VMware Board of Directors

Pamela Craig, formerly chief financial officer at Accenture (NYSE: ACN) for five years, has joined VMware‘s board of directors and will also serve as a member of the mergers and acquisitions committee. Her appointment takes effect immediately and she succeeds Renee James, who has stepped down to her focus on her role as president at Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), VMware said Tuesday. Craig retired...

Nancy Laben Named Booz Allen EVP, General Counsel

Nancy Laben, formerly general counsel at engineering and design company AECOM Technologies, has joined Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) as executive vice president and general counsel. She will officially succeed the retiring Robert Osborne on Sept. 30 and also will serve on the firm’s executive management committee, Booz Allen said Wednesday. Laben will lead the firm’s law department and...

Carlos Salazar Promoted to IntelliDyne CFO; Tony Crescenzo Comments

Carlos Salazar, who joined IntelliDyne in 2010 from Accenture, has been promoted to chief financial officer at the Falls Church, Va.-based public sector consulting firm. Salazar worked at Accenture’s federal corporate finance department, where he led million-dollar programs and strategic business units, IntelliDyne said Thursday. He will be responsible for helping to drive business growth and...

Jaime Ardila Joins Accenture Board; Pierre Nanterme Comments

Jaime Ardila, a 25-year veteran of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM), has joined Accenture Plc’s (NYSE: ACN) board of directors and will work with the finance committee. Accenture’s board now consists of 12 directors, 11 external and independent directors and Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme who serves as the only internal director, Accenture said Wednesday. Nanterme said Ardila will aim to help Accenture...

Accenture to Buy Federal Health IT Contractor ASM Research; David Moskovitz Comments

Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) has inked a deal to acquire defense and federal healthcare contractor ASM Research Inc. for an undisclosed amount as Accenture looks to generate new opportunities in the military health market with customers including the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs. Fairfax, Va.-based ASM is an employee-owned solutions integrator with offerings in information...

Accenture to Help SEC Update Oracle IT Applications; Ed Meehan Comments

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Ed Meehan Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) has won a position on a potential $64 million blanket purchase agreement contract to update Oracle-based (NASDAQ: ORCL) applications for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The SECSecurities and Exchange Commission awarded the BPA as an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with one base year and four one year options,  Accenture...

David Rowland Starts as Accenture’s CFO, Richard Clark Named Chief Accounting Officer

David Rowland David Rowland, formerly senior vice president for finance at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has started his tenure as the company’s new chief financial officer. Rowland reports to Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme and succeeds Pamela Craig, who is slated to retire from the company on Aug. 31, Accenture said Monday. Accenture has also appointed Richard Clark, current corporate controller, as...

Accenture Wins $42M to Upgrade Air Force’s Financial Mgmt System; Joe Chenelle Comments

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An Accenture (NYSE: ACN) subsidiary has won a $42.2 million contract to update the U.S. Air Force’s financial management system in order to replace nine old infrastructures. Under the two-year contract, Arlington, Va.-based Accenture Federal Services will perform the second phase of upgrades to the Defense Enterprise Accounting and Management system to help the Air Force comply with the Defense Department’s...

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