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Julie Sweet Promoted to Accenture CEO, David Rowland to Serve as Executive Chairman

Julie Sweet

Julie Sweet, who has led Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) North American business over the past four years, will succeed David Rowland as CEO of the company and join its board of directors beginning on Sept. 1.

Rowland, who filled the CEO role in January on an interim basis, will transition to a new role as executive chairman when Sweet officially takes the helm, Accenture said Thursday.

Sweet oversees the company’s biggest geographic market and previously served as its general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary for five years.

She is a member of Catalyst’s board of directors, the TechNet Executive Council and the Business Roundtable industry group.

Earlier in her career, Sweet led a corporate practice at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP where she worked as a partner.

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