William D. Green
Mr. William D. Green serves as the Chairman of the board of directors of Accenture. In addition, he works closely with the leadership team on Accenture’s long-term business strategy. He represents Accenture with clients around the world, with key alliance partners, with business and government leaders and with other key external groups. Mr. Green is also focused on Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship efforts. He has served on Accenture’s Board of Directors since its inception in 2001.
From September 2004 through December 2010, Mr. Green served as Accenture’s Chief Executive Officer. He assumed the additional role of Chairman in 2006. During his term, Accenture grew revenue from $13.7 billion to $21.6 billion and doubled its workforce to 211,000 employees.
Prior to serving as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Green was Accenture’s Chief Operating Officer—Client Services with overall management responsibility for the company’s operating groups. In addition, he served as Group Chief Executive of the Communications & High Tech Operating Group from 1999 to 2003. He was also Group Chief Executive of the Resources Operating Group for two years. Earlier in his career, Mr. Green led the Manufacturing Industry Group and was Managing Director for Accenture’s business in the United States.
Mr. Green serves on the board of directors of The McGraw-Hill Companies. He is a frequent speaker at business, technology and academic forums around the world.
Mr. Green joined Accenture in 1977 and became a partner in 1986. He attended Dean College and is a member of its Board of Trustees. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration from Babson College, as well as an Honorary Doctorate of law.