As chief marketing & communications officer, Roxanne Taylor is focused on strengthening Accenture’s brand in the marketplace and bringing innovative marketing approaches to help grow the business by building relationships with clients, engaging employees and attracting world-class talent. Passionate about how technology can drive innovation into every facet of brand-building, she recently led the development of a new digital platform for Accenture, including a new website design with integrated social, mobile and content strategies.
Ms. Taylor leads Accenture’s global team of more than 1000 marketing and communications professionals, responsible for image and market development, digital marketing, social media, corporate and financial communications, industry analyst and media relations, brand management, advertising and research. She is a member of Accenture's Global Management Committee.
Prior to being appointed to her current role in 2007, Ms. Taylor served as Accenture’s managing director of corporate marketing, including financial communications. She joined the company in 1995 as director of marketing and communications for the Financial Services practice and was promoted to partner in 2000.
Before joining Accenture, Ms. Taylor held a variety of business, investor relations and marketing roles for Reuters, Citicorp, Credit Suisse and the Deak-Perera Group.
Ms. Taylor is a member of the Marketing 50, Arthur W. Page Society, The Committee of 200 and Women's Forum of New York, and is on the Board of Directors of the Ad Council. Her work for Accenture has received widespread external recognition—she was named one of Forbes' "World's Most Influential CMOs" for 2017, was one of FierceCMO's B2B "CMOs to Watch," and was selected as a "Changing the Game" Award Winner by Advertising Women of New York.
Ms. Taylor serves on the Business Committee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the board of Only Make Believe, a non-profit organization that creates and performs interactive theatre for children living in hospitals and care facilities throughout New York City.
Ms. Taylor holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland.
*On September 25, 2017, Accenture announced that Roxanne Taylor, chief marketing & communications officer, will retire from the company on Aug. 31, 2018. Amy Fuller will join Accenture and succeed Ms. Taylor as chief marketing & communications officer on Jan. 1, 2018.