William D. Green is the Chief Executive Officer of Accenture. He has served on Accenture’s board of directors since its inception in 2001. Prior to becoming CEO on September 1, 2004, he was Accenture’s Chief Operating Officer—Client Services with overall management responsibility for the company’s operating groups. Mr. Green has held executive positions in most of the company’s operating groups. With expertise in the high-tech, aerospace and telecommunications industries, he was Group Chief Executive of the Communications & High Tech operating group from 1999 to 2003. Under his leadership, the group grew to become the company’s largest business unit. He was also Group Chief Executive of the Resources operating group for two years. Earlier in his career, Mr. Green led the Manufacturing industry group and was Managing Partner for Accenture’s practice in New England. He also served as Country Managing Director for the United States. Mr. Green is a member of the Business Roundtable, the G100 and the Executive Committee of the Council on Competitiveness. Mr. Green joined Accenture in 1977 and became a Partner in 1986. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Master of Business Administration from Babson College.