Accenture (NYSE:ACN) announced today that Nancy McKinstry has been appointed to the company&rsquos Board of Directors, effective July 13. Ms. McKinstry, 57, is chief executive officer and chairman of the executive board of Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information services and solutions headquartered in the Netherlands.
Ms. McKinstry will be subject to re-appointment at the next Accenture plc annual general meeting of shareholders. She has been appointed to serve on the board&rsquos Audit Committee.
&ldquoNancy is an exceptional leader who brings to our board strong experience in the professional services sector from her long career at Wolters Kluwer, where she has led the company&rsquos digital transformation,&rdquo said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture&rsquos chairman and CEO. &ldquoShe will also bring a broad international perspective as both the CEO of a global company and a director of large, multinational companies. We are looking forward to having Nancy on the board and leveraging her insights and expertise as we continue to focus on delivering value for our clients and shareholders.&rdquo