Mary Legere, formerly a senior intelligence officer of the U.S. Army, has joined Accenture (NYSE: ACN) as managing director of national and defense intelligence business at the company’s federal services unit.
Accenture said Thursday Legere will aim to bring the company’s digital, mission analytics and agile development service offerings to the defense, intelligence and cyber markets in her new position.
“Mary brings a deep understanding of the national intel community’s mission, its interconnected operations and the technologies it uses,” said Matthew Tait, senior managing director for the defense and intelligence sector of Accenture Federal Services.
Legere, a retired Army lieutenant general, has more than 30 years of leadership experience in the intelligence, security and cyber areas.
In her previous role, Legere supervised approximately 58,000 Army intelligence personnel in 140 countries and oversaw implementation of the service branch’s multibillion dollar strategic plan.
She also served as commanding general of the Army’s Intelligence and Security Command, where she managed 16,000 intelligence officers and 16 colonel-level commands across 30 countries.