Global professional services company Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed James “Jimmy” Etheredge as group chief executive — North America.
He succeeds Julie Sweet, who will become Accenture’s chief executive officer.
Martin “Marty” Rodgers will succeed Etheredge as senior managing director — US Southeast.
These changes are effective Sept. 1, 2019.
Etheredge, based in Atlanta, is currently senior managing director — US Southeast, responsible for the company’s business in 10 states, including the key markets of Atlanta, Charlotte and Washington, D.C.
Previously, he was senior managing director of Accenture’s Products operating unit in North America, and he has been a member of the North America Leadership Team for nearly a decade.
In his new role, Etheredge will lead the company’s business in North America, its largest geographic market, with revenues of approximately $18 billion for fiscal 2018, and will join Accenture’s Global Management Committee.
Rodgers is currently Accenture’s office managing director for metro D.C. — a role he will retain — and leads the company’s Health & Public Service practice in the US Southeast region.
In his new position, he will lead Accenture’s business in the US Southeast region and will join the North America Leadership Team.
Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions, the companyworks at the intersection of business and technology to allow clients to improve their performance and create value for their stakeholders.
It has 482,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries.