Accenture’s North America business grew 11% to $15.7 billion in revenue in 2016, Sweet’s first full year leading the region. In February, she revealed a plan to create “innovation hubs”—and 15,000 new jobs—in 10 U.S. cities, a departure for a company that has a history as a leader in outsourcing. Sweet, who reports to CEO Pierre Nanterme, has pledged to spend $1.4 billion on workforce training by the end of 2020. Meanwhile, she has raised her profile by attending CEO meetings with President Trump.
Company Financials (2016, or most recently completed fiscal year)
|Market Value as of 9/14/17 ($M)||83341.7|
Accenture North America CEO: What I Learned From Meeting Trump and Trudeau
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