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ACN Accenture

Filed: 2 Jun 21, 4:39pm

UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 2, 2021

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Accenture plc
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
Ireland001-3444898-0627530
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
1 Grand Canal Square
Grand Canal Harbour
Dublin 2, Ireland
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (353) (1) 646-2000
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A ordinary shares, par value $0.0000225 per shareACNNew York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). Emerging growth company ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐




Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 2, 2021, David P. Rowland, executive chairman of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Accenture plc (“Accenture”), advised the Board that he would step down as chairman and from the Board and retire from Accenture, effective September 1, 2021. Accenture also announced that Julie Sweet, Accenture’s chief executive officer, has been appointed to the additional position of chair of the Board upon Mr. Rowland’s retirement.



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits
Exhibit No.Description
99
News Release of Accenture, dated June 2, 2021
104The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL






Signatures
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.
 
Date: June 2, 2021ACCENTURE PLC
By: /s/ Joel Unruch   
Name: Joel Unruch
Title: General Counsel & Corporate Secretary