Bill Morris was Accenture’s leader in Canada from 2003 – 2011 and was re-appointed in 2014.
Bill is directly involved with most of Accenture’s major Canadian clients and ecosystem partners. He has grown Accenture’s team in Canada to over 4800 employees.
Accenture is currently one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Greater Toronto’s Top Employers and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. Accenture is #2 on Pride at Work’s LGBT Inclusion Index. In 2016, Accenture was named Company of the Year for Women in Technology and Communications. In 2017, Bill was honoured as the winner of the Women’s Executive Network (WXN)’s Inclusion Vanguard Award.
In 2017, Accenture became a founding platinum sponsor of the Vector Institute and a founding sponsor the Blockchain Research Institute.
From 2011 to 2014, Bill led Accenture’s North America Resources operating unit. In this role, he was responsible for clients in the oil and gas, power, chemicals and natural resources industries. He also held global roles in Accenture’s Resources operating group earlier in his career.
Bill has been on Accenture’s Global Leadership Council for 15 years and the North America Leadership Team for 11 years.
Bill championed Accenture’s Skills to Succeed program where Accenture contributes time and cash to help 50 leading Canadian charities. In 2017, Accenture helped over 8000 Canadians acquire the skills they need to succeed. Recently Accenture announced a $1.4 million cash grant to ACCES Employment, which will be used to help new Canadians get employment in their chosen field.
On a volunteer basis, Bill has served the United Way of Greater Toronto, Enablis, Jack.org, Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Energy Policy Institute of Canada. Bill is a member of the Business Council of Canada.
Bill has been with Accenture for over 30 years. He was born in Boston and grew up in Halifax. He graduated in 1982 from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours). Bill has a passion for music and enjoys a broad range of outdoor sports. He lives in Toronto and has three adult children.