Accenture to Join S&P 500 Index; Nanterme and Craig Comment

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced that Standard & Poor’s will add Accenture’s common stock to the S&P 500 Index after the close of trading July 5.

“We are very pleased to join the S&P 500, ” said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture’s CEO. “It is an important recognition of our continued focus on driving growth through technology leadership and industry differentiation, as well as of the outstanding efforts of our people around the world to deliver superior value to our clients.”

“Accenture’s inclusion in the S&P 500, in the same month as the 10th anniversary of our initial public offering, is an exciting milestone, ” said Pamela Craig, Accenture’s CFO. “It affirms our long-term commitment to sustainable, profitable growth through the disciplined execution of our business strategy and a relentless focus on delivering value to our shareholders.”

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