MONTREAL; Feb. 1, 2017 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired Madeleine Chenette as office managing director for Montreal, effective immediately. In this role Chenette will be responsible for expanding Accenture's business presence in Quebec, focusing on bringing innovation to clients, attracting top talent and strengthening the company's impact in the Quebec community. She will also lead Accenture's retail, consumer goods and transport industry practices in Quebec.
Chenette joins Accenture from KPMG Canada, where she led the strategy service line for the past four years. She has more than 22 years of consulting experience with clients across a wide range of industries, including retail, consumer goods, communication, transport, finance and the public sector. Chenette has served as the chair of the board of SECOR Group, an international strategy and management consulting firm, and as a board member of Transat A.T. Inc., an integrated tour operator.
"Madeleine has a wealth of experience helping major Canadian organizations innovate to solve their most significant business challenges," said Bill Morris, senior managing director and Canadian president of Accenture. "She has established herself as a proven business leader, both within Quebec and across Canada, making her a great asset to our team."
Chenette was named to the list of Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 in 2012 by the Women's Executive Network, and was recognized by the Association of Quebec Women in Finance in 2011 and 2013. A certified corporate director, Chenette holds a Master of Science and Administration (M.Sc.) degree from École des Hautes Études Commerciales.
"I'm excited to be part of the Accenture team to help drive value for our clients as we help them innovate and succeed," Chenette said. "I look forward to taking on the challenge of building broader awareness of Accenture in Quebec."
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world's largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 394,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.