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Accenture names Ellyn Shook Chief Human Resources Officer

Accenture announced the appointment of Ellyn Shook as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective March 1, She succeeds Jill Smart, who will step down after serving as chief human resources officer for the past nine years. Smart will retire from Accenture on August 31. Until her retirement from Accenture, Smart will continue to be actively involved in several key client relationships she has developed over the years, and also continue to represent Accenture in a number of human resources-related forums.