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Accenture India gets new Chairperson, Managing Director

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2015_8$largeimg07_Aug_2015_125155077Accenture India has appointed Rekha M Menon and Anindya Basu as Chairperson and Country Managing Director, respectively.

The appointments will become effective from August 21, 2015.

As Chairperson, Menon will play an active role in growing Accenture’s business and further strengthening the company’s presence in communities across India. She will continue to be engaged in the company’s Inclusion & Diversity and Corporate Citizenship initiatives and will also be responsible for institutional relationships with public authorities and industry associations, according to a press release from the IT major.

Menon is currently Managing Director, Human Resources, for Accenture’s growth markets and has been leading the development and execution of the company’s human capital strategy for Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Russia, Turkey and Latin America. Prior to it, she was Managing Director, Geographic Operations for India, ASEAN and Asia Pacific Delivery Centers, where she supported the growth and development of Accenture’s Global Delivery Network. She has over 24 years of industry experience.

In his new role, Basu will be responsible for driving Accenture’s domestic business in India and building relationships with key clients by leveraging the company’s capabilities in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.

However, Basu will continue his role working with Accenture’s products’ clients in India, as well as serving as the APAC regional lead of the company’s automotive, industrial, infrastructure and travel & transportation industry practice.

“Anindya has a strong knowledge of our business and has demonstrated a tremendous commitment to our clients and our people,” said Gianfranco Casati, Accenture’s Group Chief Executive, growth markets. “With his experience, insights and vision for our business in India, he is well equipped to make a difference in this important market.”

 

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