Accenture has appointed Venkata Murthy Renduchintala to the company’s board. Dr. Renduchintala, 52, is chief engineering officer and president of the Client and Internet of Things (IoT) Businesses and Systems Architecture group and the Technology and Manufacturing group at Intel.

Dr. Renduchintala will be subject to re-appointment at the next Accenture annual general meeting of shareholders. He has been appointed to serve on the board’s Audit Committee.

With the appointment, Accenture’s board now comprises 12 directors, 11 of whom are external and independent. Mr. Nanterme is the board’s only internal director.

Dr. Renduchintala holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, a master’s degree in business administration and a Ph.D. in digital communications from the University of Bradford in England.

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