|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Industry:||Information Technology Services|
|Accenture PLC was incorporated in Ireland on June 10, 2009. The Company is a management consulting, technology services and outsourcing organization. It operates globally with one common brand and business model designed to enable it to provide its clients around the world. The Company’s global delivery model enables it to provide a complete end-to-end delivery capability by drawing on its global resources to deliver high-quality, cost-effective solutions to its clients. Its business is structured around five operating groups, which together comprise 19 industry groups serving clients in major industries around the world. The five operating groups include: Communications, Media & Technology, Financial Services, Health & Public Service, Products and Resources. The communications, media & technology serves the communications, electronics, high technology, media and entertainment industries. The financial services serve the banking, capital markets and insurance industries. Health & Public Service operating group serves healthcare payers and providers, as well as government departments and agencies, public service organizations, educational institutions and non-profit organizations around the world. The group’s service offerings and research-based insights are designed to help clients deliver better social, economic and health outcomes. The products operating group serves a set of increasingly interconnected consumer-relevant industries. It comprises the following industry groups: Air, Freight & Travel Services, Automotive, Consumer Goods & Services, Industrial Equipment, Infrastructure & Transportation Services, Retail and Life Sciences. Resources operating group serves the chemicals, energy, forest products, metals and mining, utilities and related industries. The Company's competitors include: large multinational providers, including the services arms of large global technology providers (hardware, equipment and software), that offer some or all of the services, off-shore service providers in lower-cost locations, particularly in India, the Philippines and China, that offer services similar to those the company offers, often at highly competitive prices and on more aggressive contractual terms and among others.|
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