Accenture today said Bhaskar Ghosh will be the group chief executive – Technology Delivery.
This is a newly created position in Accenture.
Based in Bangalore, he will have responsibility for Accenture’s delivery capability in technology, and for advancing delivery innovation and productivity through the use of intelligent tooling and other automation.
He will continue to lead the company’s Application Services business, which includes both systems integration and application outsourcing. He will now have additional responsibility for managing the company’s portfolio of software solutions.
Accenture has also promoted Paul Daugherty and Bhaskar Ghosh to the company’s Global Management Committee and they will report to Accenture Chairman & CEO Pierre Nanterme.
Martin I Cole, group chief executive – Technology, will retire from the company.
Paul Daugherty, chief technology officer, leads Technology Innovation & Ecosystem group at Accenture.
In addition, Daugherty, who is based in the U.S., focuses on driving innovation through R&D activities in Accenture’s Technology Labs; maximizing value from the fast-changing and dynamic technology ecosystem; and leveraging emerging technologies to bring the newest innovations to clients.
“Technology underpins everything we do at Accenture and has always played an important role in both differentiating us from competitors and reinforcing our position as the leading independent technology provider in the marketplace,” said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture’s chairman and CEO.
Earlier this year, the company formed Accenture Operations, which is led by Michael J Salvino to focus on business processes fueled by technology and underpinned by analytics to drive tangible business outcomes for clients.
The company has expanded Accenture Operations by bringing together its business process capabilities with its infrastructure and cloud services, including the Accenture Cloud Platform, to drive new value and productivity for clients.