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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Pierre Nanterme

56 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

David Rowland

54 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Gianfranco Casati

56 2013 Group Chief Executive - Growth Markets

Daniel London

51 2014 Group Chief Executive - Health & Public Service Operating Group

Richard Lumb

54 2010 Group Chief Executive - Financial Services Operating Group

Jean-Marc Ollagnier

53 2011 Group Chief Executive - Resources Operating Group

Debra Polishook

55 2016 Group Chief Executive – Accenture Operations

Robert Sell

53 2012 Group Chief Executive - Communications, Media & Technology Operating Group

Julie Sweet

48 2015 Group Chief Executive - North America

Alexander van't Noordende

52 2013 Group Chief Executive - Products Operating Group

Johan Deblaere

53 2009 Chief Operating Officer

Ellyn Shook

52 2014 Chief Human Resource Officer

Richard Clark

54 2013 Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Chad Jerdee

48 2015 Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel

Joel Unruch

38 2015 Corporate Secretary

Marjorie Magner

67 2014 Lead Independent Director

Herbert Hainer

62 2016 Director

Mary Hamilton

2016 Director

Jaime Ardila

60 2013 Independent Director

Dina Dublon

63 2001 Independent Director

Charles Giancarlo

58 2008 Independent Director

William Kimsey

73 2003 Independent Director

Blythe McGarvie

59 2002 Independent Director

Nancy McKinstry

57 2016 Independent Director

Gilles Pelisson

59 2012 Independent Director

Paula Price

54 2014 Independent Director

Arun Sarin

61 2015 Independent Director

Frank Tang

47 2014 Independent Director

Wulf von Schimmelmann

69 2001 Independent Director

David Straube

2015 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Pierre Nanterme

Mr. Pierre Nanterme is the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Accenture PLC. He became chairman of the Board of Directors in February 2013. He has served as the chief executive officer since January 2011 and as a Board member since October 2010. Mr. Nanterme joined Accenture’s global management committee in 2006, and was group chief executive of the Financial Services operating group from September 2007 to December 2010. Prior to assuming this role, Mr. Nanterme was the chief leadership officer from May 2006 through August 2007, with primary responsibility for Accenture’s leadership development program as well as the global corporate citizenship initiatives. Earlier in his career with the Company, he held various leadership roles, primarily in Financial Services, and also was the country managing director for France from November 2005 through August 2007.

David Rowland

Mr. David P. Rowland has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Accenture PLC., since July 2013. From October 2006 to July 2013, he was our senior vice president—Finance. Previously, Mr. Rowland was our managing director—Finance Operations from July 2001 to October 2006. Prior to assuming that role, he served as our finance director—Communications, Media & Technology and as our finance director—Products. Mr. Rowland has been with Accenture for 32 years.

Gianfranco Casati

Mr. Gianfranco Casati is Group Chief Executive - Growth Markets of Accenture PLC. In this new role, Mr. Casati will oversee Accenture's business in Asia Pacific, Africa and Latin America. Mr. Casati was managing director of the Products operating group’s Europe operating unit. He also served as Accenture’s country managing director for Italy and as chairman of the geographic council in its IGEM (Italy, Greece, emerging markets) region, supervising Accenture offices in Italy, Greece and several Eastern European countries. Mr. Casati has been with Accenture for 30 years.

Daniel London

Mr. Daniel T. London is Group Chief Executive - Health & Public Service Operating Group of the company. From 2009 to June 2014, Mr. London was senior managing director for Health & Public Service in North America. Previously, he served as managing director of Accenture’s Finance & Performance Management global service line. Mr. London has been with Accenture for 29 years. Richard A. Lumb, 54, became our group chief executive—Financial Services operating group in December 2010. From June 2006 to December 2010, Mr. Lumb led our Financial Services operating group in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. He also served as our managing director of business and market development—Financial Services operating group from September 2005 to June 2006. Mr. Lumb has been with Accenture for 30 years.

Richard Lumb

Mr. Richard A. Lumb is Group Chief Executive - Financial Services Operating Group of Accenture PLC., since December 1, 2010. From June 2006 to December 2010, Mr. Lumb led our Financial Services operating group in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. He also served as our managing director of business and market development—Financial Services operating group from September 2005 to June 2006. Mr. Lumb has been with Accenture for 30 years.

Jean-Marc Ollagnier

Mr. Jean-Marc Ollagnier is Group Chief Executive - Resources Operating Group of Accenture PLC., since March 1, 2011. From September 2006 to March 2011, Mr. Ollagnier led our Resources operating group in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. Previously, he served as our global managing director—Financial Services Solutions group and as our geographic unit managing director—Gallia. Mr. Ollagnier has been with Accenture for 29 years.

Debra Polishook

Robert Sell

Mr. Robert (Bob) E. Sell is Group Chief Executive - Communications, Media & Technology Operating Group of Accenture PLC., since March 2012. From September 2007 to March 2012, Mr. Sell led our Communications, Media & Technology operating group in North America. Prior to assuming that role, he served in a variety of leadership roles throughout Accenture, serving clients in a number of industries. Mr. Sell has been with Accenture for 31 years.

Julie Sweet

Ms. Julie Spellman Sweet is Group Chief Executive - North America of the Company., effective June 1, 2015. She is no longer Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of Accenture PLC since March 22, 2010. Prior to joining Accenture, Ms. Sweet was, for 10 years, a partner in the Corporate department of the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, which she joined as an associate in 1992.

Alexander van't Noordende

Mr. Alexander (Sander) M. van't Noordende is Group Chief Executive - Products Operating Group of Accenture PLC. From March 2011 to January 2014, he served as the group chief executive—Management Consulting. Mr. van ’t Noordende was the group chief executive—Resources operating group from September 2006 to March 2011. Prior to assuming that role, he led the Resources operating group in Southern Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America, and served as managing partner of the Resources operating group in France, Belgium and the Netherlands. From 2001 until September 2006, he served as the country managing director for the Netherlands. Mr. van ’t Noordende has been with Accenture for 27 years.

Johan Deblaere

Mr. Johan (Jo) G. Deblaere is Chief Operating Officer of Accenture PLC., since September 1, 2009. From September 2006 to September 2009, Mr. Deblaere served as our chief operating officer—Outsourcing. Prior to that, from September 2005 to September 2006, he led our global network of business process outsourcing delivery centers. From September 2000 to September 2005, he had overall responsibility for work with public-sector clients in Western Europe. Mr. Deblaere has been with Accenture for 30 years.

Ellyn Shook

Ms. Ellyn Shook has been appointed as Chief Human Resource Officer of Accenture Plc., since March 1, 2014. From 2012 to March 2014, Ms. Shook was our senior managing director—Human Resources and head of Accenture’s Human Resources Centers of Expertise. From 2004 to 2011, she served as the global human resources lead for career management, performance management, total rewards, employee engagement and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Shook has been with Accenture for 27 years.

Richard Clark

Mr. Richard P. Clark is Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of Accenture PLC. Prior to that, Mr. Clark served as our senior managing director of investor relations from September 2006 to September 2010. Previously he served as our finance director—Communications, Media & Technology operating group from July 2001 to September 2006 and as our finance director—Resources operating group from 1998 to July 2001. Mr. Clark has been with Accenture for 32 years.

Chad Jerdee

Mr. Chad Jerdee is Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel of the Company., effective June 1, 2015. From August 2010 to June 2015, Mr. Jerdee served as deputy general counsel—Sales & Delivery. Previously, he served as legal lead for the outsourcing sales legal team as well as for Accenture’s growth platforms. Mr. Jerdee has been with Accenture for 18 years.

Joel Unruch

Mr. Joel Unruch is Corporate Secretary of the Company., effective June 1, 2015. Mr. Unruch, 37, who is currently Associate General Counsel—M&A, Governance and Corporate Matters, will take on the additional role of Corporate Secretary, serving as an advisor to the board on corporate governance and leading securities compliance. Before joining Accenture in May 2011, Mr. Unruch was corporate counsel at Amazon.com and an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

Marjorie Magner

Ms. Marjorie (Marge) Magner is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Magner is currently a partner with Brysam Global Partners, LLC, a private equity firm she co-founded in 2007 that invests in financial services. She was the chairman and chief executive officer, Global Consumer Group, of Citigroup Inc. from 2003 to October 2005. Ms. Magner previously held various other positions within Citigroup Inc., including chief operating officer, Global Consumer Group, from April 2002 to August 2003, and chief administrative officer and senior executive vice president from January 2000 to April 2002. Ms. Magner is the nonexecutive chairman of the board of TEGNA Inc. (formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc.) and a director of Ally Financial Inc. Ms. Magner brings to the Board significant business experience and operations expertise gained from the various senior management roles that she has held with Citigroup Inc. and as a partner with a private equity firm that she co-founded as well as through her service as a director of other public company boards. Ms. Magner also has leadership experience and perspective from her work in various philanthropic endeavors as an advocate on issues affecting consumers, women and youth globally.

Herbert Hainer

Mr. Herbert Hainer serves as Director of the Company. He was chief executive officer and chairman of the executive board of adidas from 2001 until his retirement in September 2016. Mr. Hainer joined adidas in 1987 and advanced through a series of sales and management roles, including national sales director for Germany and senior vice president in charge of sales and logistics for the Europe, Middle East & Africa region. He became a member of the executive board in 1997, and was named vice chairman in 2000 and CEO and chairman of the executive board the following year. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hainer was a divisional sales manager with Procter & Gamble in Germany for eight years. Mr. Hainer is a director of Deutsche Lufthansa and serves on the supervisory board of Allianz Deutschland. He is also vice chairman of the supervisory board of FC Bayern Munchen. He holds a degree in business studies from the University of Applied Sciences in Landshut, Germany.

Mary Hamilton

Ms. Mary Hamilton is Director of the company. She began her career with Accenture in 1997. She leads the company's global Digital Experience research and development agenda, focused on applying emerging digital technologies to address key business challenges for clients across a range of industries. Ms. Hamilton has been instrumental in mentoring women at the Accenture Lab in Silicon Valley and is an advocate for women in technology, both within her organization and the industry. She recently hosted an event bringing together Women Who Code and Accenture's company-wide global participation in Hour of Code , one of the world's largest educational events, designed to prove that anyone can learn the basics of coding and have fun doing it. Accenture employees in 186 cities across 56 countries pledged to complete nearly 8,000 hours of code and volunteered to work with teachers and Code.org to help students learn the basics of computer science at local schools and events. Ms. Hamilton has a Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Jaime Ardila

Mr. Jaime Ardila is an Independent Director of Accenture PLC. since August 20, 2013. He previously served as president and managing director of GM’s operations in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay from November 2007 to June 2010. Prior to serving in that role, he served as vice president and chief financial officer of GM’s Latin America, Africa and Middle East region from March 2003 to October 2007, as president and managing director of GM Argentina from March 2001 to February 2003, and as president of GM Colombia from March 1999 to March 2001. Mr. Ardila joined GM in 1984 and held a variety of financial and senior positions with the company, primarily in Latin America, as well as in Europe and the United States. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Ardila served as the managing director, Colombian Operations, of N M Rothschild & Sons Ltd and then rejoined GM in 1998 as president of GM Ecuador. In July 2015, Mr. Ardila announced he would be retiring from GM. Mr. Ardila brings to the Board significant managerial, operational and global experience as a result of the various senior positions he has held with GM, including as executive vice president of GM and president of GM South America. The Board also benefits from his broad experience in manufacturing and knowledge of the Latin American market.

Dina Dublon

Ms. Dina Dublon is Independent Director of Accenture Public Ltd Co., since October 25, 2001. From December 1998 until September 2004, she was chief financial officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its predecessor companies. She retired from JPMorgan Chase & Co. in December 2004. Prior to being named chief financial officer, she held numerous positions at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its predecessor companies, including corporate treasurer, managing director of the Financial Institutions Division and head of asset liability management. Ms. Dublon is a director of PepsiCo, Inc. and a member of the supervisory board of Deutsche Bank AG. Ms. Dublon previously served as a director of Microsoft Corporation from 2005 until December 2014. Ms. Dublon brings to the Board significant experience and expertise in financial, strategic and banking activities gained during her tenure at, and as chief financial officer of, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its predecessor companies. Ms. Dublon also brings an important perspective gained from her service as a director of other public company boards and as a former member of the faculty of the Harvard Business School, as well as from her significant experience while working with non-profit organizations focusing on women’s issues and initiatives.

Charles Giancarlo

Mr. Charles H. Giancarlo is Independent Director of Accenture Public Ltd Co., since December 2008. Previously, Mr. Giancarlo held a variety of roles at Cisco Systems, Inc. (“Cisco”), where he worked for almost 15 years. His last position at Cisco was as executive vice president and chief development officer, a position he held starting in July 2005. In this position, he was responsible for all Cisco business units and divisions and more than 30,000 employees. Mr. Giancarlo was also president of Cisco-Linksys, LLC starting in June 2004. Mr. Giancarlo is chairman of the board of Avaya Inc. and a director of Arista Networks, Inc., Imperva, Inc. and ServiceNow, Inc. Mr. Giancarlo previously served as a director of Netflix, Inc. from 2007 until 2012. Mr. Giancarlo brings to the Board significant managerial, operational and financial experience as a result of the numerous senior positions he has held at multi-national corporations as well as his service as a director of other public company boards. Mr. Giancarlo brings to the Board an important perspective on technology, technology-enabled and related growth industries, as well as acquisitions and the private equity industry.

William Kimsey

Mr. William L. Kimsey is Independent Director of Accenture Public Ltd Co., since November 13, 2003. He previously held various other positions with Ernst & Young during his 32 years with the firm, including deputy chairman and chief operating officer. Mr. Kimsey is a director of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. He previously served as a director of Western Digital Corporation from 2003 until November 2014. Mr. Kimsey brings to the Board significant knowledge and expertise in finance and accounting matters as a result of his many years of practicing as a certified public accountant and his tenure as global chief executive officer of Ernst & Young Global Limited. Mr. Kimsey also brings an important perspective from his service as a director of other public company boards.

Blythe McGarvie

Ms. Blythe J. McGarvie is Independent Director of Accenture Public Ltd Co., since October 2001. From January 2003 to July 2012, she served as chief executive officer of Leadership for International Finance, LLC, a firm that focused on improving clients’ financial positions and providing leadership seminars for corporate and academic groups. From July 1999 to December 2002, she was executive vice president and chief financial officer of BIC Group. Ms. McGarvie is currently a director of Viacom Inc., LKQ Corporation and Sonoco Products Company and previously served as a director of The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc., from 2002 to 2010, and The Travelers Companies, Inc., from 2003 to 2011. Ms. McGarvie brings to the Board significant experience and expertise in management, finance and accounting gained from her experience as chief financial officer of BIC Group, her experience in senior financial positions at other major companies, her tenure as chief executive officer of a firm she founded that focused on finance and leadership, her service as a director of other public company boards and her experience as a former member of the faculty of the Harvard Business School. Ms. McGarvie also has significant international experience and is the author of two books on leadership.

Nancy McKinstry

Ms. Nancy McKinstry is Independent Director of the Company. Before assuming her current position at Wolters Kluwer in 2003, Ms. McKinstry spent more than a decade with the company and its North American subsidiaries, serving as CEO of CCH Legal Information Services for three years and as CEO of operations in North America. She was first appointed to Wolters Kluwer’s four-member executive board in 2001. Earlier in her career, she was a principal with Booz & Company, focusing on media and technology. Ms. McKinstry currently serves on the board of directors of Abbott Laboratories. Ms. McKinstry holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Columbia University and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Rhode Island, Kingston. In 2015, she was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by the University of Rhode Island.

Gilles Pelisson

Mr. Gilles C. Pelisson is Independent Director of Accenture PLC., since April 27, 2012. Mr. Pélisson served as chief executive officer of mobile operator Bouygues Telecom from 2001 to 2005 and also as its chairman from 2004 to 2005. From 2000 to 2001, he was with the SUEZ group, and in 2000 he became chairman of Noos, a cable network operator. Mr. Pélisson served as the chief executive officer of Disneyland Paris Resort from 1995 to 2000 and also as its chairman starting in 1997. On October 28, 2015, TF1 Group announced that, effective February 19, 2016, Mr. Pélisson will become TF1’s chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. Pélisson brings to the Board significant managerial, operational and global experience from his tenure as chairman and chief executive officer of Accor, as chairman and chief executive officer of Bouygues Telecom, as chairman and chief executive officer of Disneyland Paris and from other senior executive positions he has held at several other companies as well as his service as a director of other public company boards. The Board also benefits from his broad experience in the European and Asian markets, as well as his experience in governance.

Paula Price

Ms. Paula A. Price is an Independent Director of the Company. Until January 2014, she was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ahold USA, a U.S. grocery retailer, which she joined in 2009. Prior to joining Ahold USA, Ms. Price was senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer at CVS Caremark, where she worked from 2006 to 2008. From 2002 until 2005, Ms. Price held various positions at JPMorgan Chase & Co. Earlier in her career, she also held senior management positions at Prudential Insurance Co. of America, Diageo and Kraft Foods. A certified public accountant, she began her career at Arthur Andersen & Co. Ms. Price is a director of Dollar General Corporation and Western Digital Corporation. She previously served as a director of Charming Shoppes, Inc. from 2011 until 2012. Ms. Price brings to the Board broad experience across finance, general management and strategy gained from her service in senior executive and management positions at major corporations across several industries, including, in particular, the retail, financial services and consumer packaged goods industries. She brings to the Board an important perspective as a member of the faculty of the Harvard Business School and from her service as a director of other public company boards. The Board also benefits from her extensive background in finance and accounting matters.

Arun Sarin

Mr. Arun Sarin is Independent Director of Accenture Public Limited Company. Mr. Sarin began his career at Pacific Telesis Group in 1984. He progressed through various management positions there and at AirTouch Communications Inc., which Pacific Telesis spun off in 1994, and was named president and chief operating officer of AirTouch in 1997. After AirTouch merged with Vodafone in 1999, he was appointed CEO of Vodafone’s U.S./Asia-Pacific region. He left Vodafone in 2000 to become CEO of InfoSpace, Inc., and from 2001 until 2003, he served as CEO of Accel-KKR Telecom. Mr. Sarin rejoined Vodafone in 2003 as its Group Chief Executive Officer. After his retirement in 2008, he served as a senior advisor to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. for 5 years. Mr. Sarin is a director of Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc. and The Charles Schwab Corporation. He previously served as a director of Safeway, Inc. from 2009 until 2015. Mr. Sarin brings to the Board significant global, managerial and financial experience as a result of his tenure at Vodafone and prior senior executive experience. The Board benefits from his technology background and experience in the telecommunications industry. Mr. Sarin also brings an important perspective from his service as a director of other global, public company boards.

Frank Tang

Mr. Frank K. Tang is Independent Director of the Company. Before co-founding FountainVest in 2007, Mr. Tang was senior managing director and head of China investments at Temasek Holdings. Prior to joining Temasek in 2005, Mr. Tang was a managing director at Goldman Sachs, where he worked for nearly 11 years, including as the head of the telecommunications, media and technology investment banking group in Asia, excluding Japan. Mr. Tang brings to the Board significant business and leadership experience both in investment banking, from his tenure at Goldman Sachs, and in private equity, as a co-founder of FountainVest Partners and as a senior managing director and head of China Investments at Temasek Holdings. The Board also benefits from his deep knowledge and expertise in the Asian markets, particularly with respect to China.

Wulf von Schimmelmann

Prof., Dr. Wulf von Schimmelmann is Independent Director of Accenture Public Ltd Co., since October 25, 2001. Mr. von Schimmelmann is the chairman of the supervisory board of Deutsche Post DHL and a member of the board of directors of Thomson Reuters Corporation. Mr. von Schimmelmann previously served as a director of the Western Union Company from 2009 until 2014. Mr. von Schimmelmann brings to the Board leadership experience as a result of his position as chief executive officer of Deutsche Postbank AG as well as through his service as a director of other public company boards. The Board also benefits from his expertise in management as well as his experience in the European market and significant experience in international business.

David Straube