Accenture has announced that Pamela J. Craig will become chief financial officer, effective Oct. 31, 2006. Craig, senior vice president-Finance, will succeed Michael G. McGrath, who will remain chief financial officer until October 31, 2006 when he will assume the role of International Chairman. As CFO, Craig will report to CEO William D. Green.

Craig, 49, has worked at Accenture for 24 years and has been a member of the company's executive leadership for five years. As senior vice president-Finance since 2004, she has had global responsibility for Accenture's client deal structuring, client finance, country controllership and group finance activities. Prior to assuming that role, she was group director-Business Operations & Services, with responsibility for Accenture's Geographic Services organization, IT organization and cross-company operations.

Craig has led and worked in many areas of Accenture's business and has held a variety of industry and operational leadership roles. She was a pioneer in Accenture's Media and Entertainment Industry Practice as well as in the Finance and Performance Management Services area.

"Pam Craig is one of Accenture's most well-rounded leaders and has demonstrated throughout her career that she is committed to doing what is right on behalf of Accenture, our people and our shareholders," said Accenture CEO William D. Green. "Pam is respected for her tough decision-making, her knowledge of Accenture's business and her commitment to creating shareholder value. Her experience and leadership skills make her an outstanding successor to Mike McGrath.

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