[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Martin I. Cole, 55, has been named group chief executive of Accenture’s Technology growth platform. He succeeds Kevin Campbell, who has resigned from the company for personal reasons. Mr. Campbell has held the position of group chief executive of the Technology growth platform since August 2009.

Until a successor is named, Mr. Cole will also continue to serve as group chief executive of Accenture’s Communications, Media & Technology operating group, a position he has held since September 2006. In addition, Mr. Cole leads Mobility, one of Accenture’s company-wide strategic growth initiatives.

Previously, Mr. Cole held a wide variety of leadership roles including group chief executive of Accenture’s Public Service operating group. From 2000 to 2004, Mr. Cole led Accenture’s Outsourcing & Infrastructure Delivery group, where he oversaw the execution of the company’s outsourcing strategy, including responsibility for the global delivery capability of Accenture’s business process outsourcing services.