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Jeffrey Russell, President in Canada, Accenture

Accenture is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Russell as President of Accenture in Canada.

A native of Toronto, Mr. Russell has more than 30 years of consulting and industry experience in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America, and has worked with a wide range of leading clients across many industries. He is pleased to be back in Canada to build on Accenture’s tremendous growth. Mr. Russell looks forward to working with Accenture’s Canadian clients to co-innovate and help them be the disrupters, not the disrupted, in the global digital economy.

In his prior role, Mr. Russell drove significant growth in Accenture’s Products business in North America, working with clients across Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, Retail, Travel, and Industrial. He holds both Bachelor and Master of Engineering degrees from the University of Manitoba. A community-minded leader, Mr. Russell is on the board of Junior Achievement USA and plays an active role in the Accenture Development Program and is also on the board of the Frost Science Museum.

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