New Accenture PH chief to lead tech transformation
Accenture has appointed Ambe Tierro as country managing director for the Philippines, effective Dec. 1, as part of the firm’s drive deepen its penetration of the technology-driven consultancy services in the local industry.
For more than three decades, Tierro held a variety of leadership roles in Accenture, building talent and innovation capabilities and steering growth strategy.
She currently leads the Accenture Advanced Technology Center, overseeing its operations, growth and talent agenda and will continue in this position as she assumes her new role.
Tierro has led large-scale projects for clients in the communications, media and technology industries and was instrumental in driving Accenture’s delivery innovation and industrialization program.
“Ambe’s extensive experience in enabling the technology-led transformation agenda for many of our clients across the globe, combined with her in-market experience and strategic industry relationships, makes her the right choice to lead our business in the Philippines,” said Leo Framil, Accenture’s CEO for growth markets.
In a statement, the company also announced that Lito Tayag, the current country managing director, will retire from Accenture at the end of December, after 20 years of service.
Tayag led Accenture’s business in the Philippines for the past 12 years. During his two decades at Accenture, he has played key roles in driving country strategy and initiatives, building and growing client accounts, developing industry and technology capabilities and promoting global visibility for the Philippines Delivery Center.
As an industry leader, has served as the chair of the board of trustees of the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines and as a member of the board of directors of the Philippine Software Industry Association. He also served on the boards of Philippine Business for Social Progress, Philippine Business for Education and the Makati Business Club.
Tierro holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the De La Salle University. A passionate advocate of promoting STEM among women, she is an active member of the Filipina CEO Circle, the Management Association of the Philippines and the Makati Business Club.
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