Russell Ives

Managing Director, Accenture Operations, Australia & New Zealand

Russell Ives is the Managing Director of Accenture Operations in Australia and New Zealand and is responsible for the sales and delivery of Accenture’s Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) programs.

Russell joined Accenture in August 2012 from IBM where he was leading the IBM BPO sales team for IBM’s growth markets (Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Latin America). Focusing on transformational BPO since 2006, Russell has 25 years’ experience in practice leadership; client and account development; consultative selling; sales and pipeline management; product, service and solution development; and delivery.

Russell holds Bachelor degrees in Science and Commerce from the University of Melbourne, and a Master of Management (Technology) from the Melbourne Business School, completing research into information management.