Michael G. McGrath

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Michael G. (Mike) McGrath is chief financial officer of Accenture.

"McGrath, who has been chief financial officer since July 2004, also held that post at Accenture from 1997 to 2001. He was instrumental in Accenture’s move from partnership to corporate form and led all financial aspects of the company’s IPO in July 2001, including managing relationships with regulators, exchanges, investment bankers and investors. Since September 2001, Mr. McGrath served as capital risk officer and then as chief risk officer, overseeing the financial, contract and execution risk assessments for all major Accenture deals and strategic investments and monitoring the status of critical capital transactions.

"From June through September 2001, Mr. McGrath served as treasurer and managing partner of corporate matters at Accenture, overseeing all treasury and tax functions. From 1997 through 2001 he served as chief financial officer, overseeing all financial and accounting aspects of Accenture's global organization. From 1992 to 1997 he worked in London as our managing partner–Practice Process and Quality, focusing on client quality management, global policy dissemination and global internal process improvements. From 1989 to 1992, he was the country managing partner for Italy and also served as regional managing partner for Italy, Greece and Turkey. From 1987 to 1989 he served as the consulting managing partner for the St. Louis office.

"Mr. McGrath joined Accenture in 1973 and became a partner in 1982. A certified public accountant, he holds a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering and a master of business administration degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin." [1]