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OMAR ABBOSH

Group Chief Executive – Communications, Media & Technology

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Shaping global strategies to transform and lead in the new

Omar Abbosh helps Accenture‘s clients think differently and design winning strategies to transform their organizations into digital enterprises. He is based in London and is responsible for overseeing Accenture’s services to clients around the globe in the communications, media, high tech, software and platform industries. Prior to his current role, Omar oversaw the company’s strategy and innovation programs and investments, including ventures and acquisitions. He also has provided management responsibility for Accenture Security, Accenture’s Dublin Centre for Innovation, as well as Accenture’s industry verticals, research and corporate citizenship efforts. Omar is also a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee.

*On July 2, 2018, Accenture announced the appointment of Omar Abbosh as group chief executive—Communications, Media & Technology, effective Sept. 1, 2018, succeeding Robert (Bob) E. Sell, who will retire from the company on Aug. 31, 2018. Gene Reznik will succeed Mr. Abbosh as chief strategy officer, also effective Sept. 1, 2018.

Omar Abbosh is Accenture’s group chief executive for the Communications, Media & Technology operating group. In this role, Omar is responsible for overseeing how we deliver tailored services from across Accenture’s Strategy, Consulting, Digital, Operations and Technology businesses to transform their organizations into digital enterprises. Prior to his current role, Omar served as chief strategy officer for Accenture and was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s strategy, innovation programs and investments. Omar also held several Accenture management roles, including senior managing director — Growth & Strategy for the Resources operating group; managing director of the Resources business in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Global Utilities managing director; and managing director of Accenture Smart Grid Services & Accenture Energy Consumer Services.

He has served as the global client lead for top-tier multinational companies, where he advised client executives on major strategic issues for their businesses, including bringing and scaling digital innovation into the enterprise, operating model transformation, leadership development, mergers and acquisitions, capital allocation and investment management. He also served on the Global Energy Board chaired by Lord Browne of Madingley for ten years.

Omar joined Accenture in 1989 and became a partner in 1998. He holds a degree in electronic engineering from Cambridge University and a master’s degree in business administration from INSEAD.

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TOPICS OF INTEREST:

 

  • Leading in the New

  • Innovation

  • The Intelligent Enterprise

  • Disruption

  • Making a Wise Pivot to the “new”



  • Digital Fragmentation

  • Industry X.0

  • Living Businesses

  • The Cyber Resilient Business

  • Future Workforce


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