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News Release Of Accenture, Dated November 2, 2015 Exhibit

The following excerpt is from the company's SEC filing.

Exhibit 99

Accenture Announces Appointment of Arun Sarin to its Board of Directors


Nov. 2, 2015 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that Arun Sarin has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective October 30. Mr. Sarin, 61, was Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Group Plc from 2003 until his retirement in 2008, and also served as a director of Vodafone from 1999 to 2008.

Mr. Sarin will be subject to re-appointment at the next Accenture plc annual general meeting of shareholders. He has been appointed to serve on the board’s Compensation and Nominating & Governance Committees.

“I am delighted to welcome Arun to our board of directors,” said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture’s chairman and CEO. “He brings a strong technology background and exceptional experience in telecommunications, as well as a valuable international perspective as both a CEO and director of large, global companies. I know our board is looking forward to leveraging Arun’s broad business experience and the insights he will provide as we continue to focus on executing our strategy and delivering value for our clients and shareholders.”

With the appointment, Accenture’s board now comprises 12 directors...