Pierre Nanterme, the new chairman and chief executive officer of outsourcing giant Accenture, made a courtesy call to Pres. Benigno Aquino III on Thursday, Feb. 28, during a brief one-day stop in the country.
Nanterme was accompanied by a top-level delegation comprising of Accenture Chief Operating Officer Jo Deblaere, and Accenture Philippine Country Managing Director Manolito Tayag.
The executive reiterated the company?s confidence in the local market and the world-class capabilities of Accenture?s Philippine workforce who provide IT and BPO solutions and services to top global clients.
In his first visit to the country, Accenture?s top leader shared with Aquino his company?s success story in the Philippines. With only 75 people in 1985, Accenture has become a management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing powerhouse, with approximately 30,000 employees working in 16 facilities in its Manila and Cebu delivery centers.
The Philippines plays a strategic role in Accenture?s Asean growth strategy, being the second biggest delivery node and third largest location in headcount.