Accenture Names Nicole van Det Country Managing Director for The Netherlands
AMSTERDAM; June 14, 2021 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named Nicole van Det Country Managing Director for The Netherlands, effective July 1. She succeeds Irine Gaasbeek who was named Accenture Technology Lead for France and Benelux. In her role as Country Managing Director, Nicole van Det will lead Accenture's business and operations in the Netherlands, focusing on innovation, growth and market differentiation. Nicole, a 22-year veteran of Accenture, was the lead of Accenture Products, part of Strategy & Consulting, in the Netherlands which serves clients in a wide range of industries including life sciences, consumer goods, retail and travel services. Her roles included leading business and digital transformation across the company and implementing next-generation technology platforms. In early 2018, Nicole was appointed Senior Managing Director and a Global Account Lead. She will continue in this role and stay part of Accenture's Global Leadership Committee. Nicole holds a Master of Science in Pharmacy, a PhD in Medicine, and an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management. Olivier Girard, Market Unit lead for Accenture France & Benelux said, 'We are very proud to name Nicole as the new Country Managing Director for the Netherlands. Nicole's unwavering commitment to our clients, people and communities - combined with her track record of helping organizations continuously innovate and transform - make her the right choice to continue driving momentum and growth for our clients and Accenture.' Girard added, 'At the same time, I would like to thank Irine for her leadership and the decisive impact she made on Accenture Netherlands and the Dutch business. We are delighted that Irine continues to strengthen Accenture and wish her success in her new role as Technology Lead for France and Benelux.'
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