No. 6: Julie Sweet (Accenture)

At the end of January 2019, the patriotic CEO of Accenture Pierre Nanterme passed away suddenly. After a period of transition, 51-year-old American Julie Sweet was chosen to lead the management consulting group, a behemoth in its sector, with almost half a million staff around the globe working with 98 of the 100 biggest companies on Earth.

At the end of January 2019, the patriotic CEO of Accenture Pierre Nanterme passed away suddenly. After a period of transition, 51-year-old American Julie Sweet was chosen to lead the management consulting group, a behemoth in its sector, with almost half a million staff around the globe working with 98 of the 100 biggest companies on Earth.


Year took up current function: 2019

 

Sector: Consulting

 

Turnover in 2018: $41.6bn

 

Growth in 2018: 12.8%

 

 

This star Columbia Law School product began her career in New York at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, and made a name for herself during a decade at One Worldwide Plaza. In 2010 she joined Accenture as general counsel, before becoming head of North America in 2015 and, this September, CEO.     

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