Accenture today announced the appointment of Bhaskar Ghosh as new chief strategy officer.
Bhaskar Ghosh will be responsible for the company’s strategy and investments, including ventures and acquisitions. He will continue to lead the growth strategy for Accenture’s Industry X business, which includes digital manufacturing and intelligent products and platforms.
Bhaskar Ghosh most recently served as advisor to Julie Sweet, Accenture’s chief executive officer, on critical areas including growth and investment strategy, business performance, organizational effectiveness and restructuring.
Previously, Bhaskar Ghosh was group chief executive of Accenture Technology Services, directing strategy and investments, and leading platforms, products and global technology delivery.
Accenture has also appointed Simon Eaves as managing director of Accenture in the U.K. and Ireland, effective Jan. 1, 2021, with overall responsibility for Accenture’s industries and services in those countries.
Simon Eaves, a 20-year veteran of Accenture, was group chief executive of Accenture’s Products organization, serving clients in the consumer goods, retail and travel services; industrial; and life sciences industries.
Most recently, he served as chief strategy officer, driving the rapid evolution of Accenture’s industry points of view on COVID-19 and its global ventures & acquisitions strategy.
Meanwhile, Olly Benzecry, who has served as managing director and chairman of Accenture in the U.K. and Ireland since 2011, will continue as chairman until he retires at the end of August 2021.