New York: Robert Sell has been named group chief executive of Accenture's Communications, Media & Technology operating group. He succeeds Martin Cole, who was named group chief executive of the company's Technology growth platform in March.
Sell, 50, has served as managing director of Communications, Media & Technology in North America since August 2007. He has significant experience across many industries and has held a variety of leadership roles during his 28-year career with Accenture. Sell has also managed the business relationships with some of Accenture's largest global clients.
"Bob is an outstanding leader with a proven track record of successfully running key parts of our business," said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture's Chief Executive Officer. "His ability to build major client relationships and his commitment to our people make him the perfect choice to be group chief executive of our Communications, Media & Technology operating group."