New York (April 1, 2004) -- Consulting giant Accenture announced that its chairman and chief executive, Joe W. Forehand, would relinquish his CEO post effective Sept. 1.

Accenture’s board of directors said it has been "actively involved in succession planning for the last two years" and has identified an internal candidate to succeed Forehand. An announcement is expected in mid-April. He will remain as chairman of the board of directors, will act as an advisor to his successor and will continue to provide input into Accenture’s business strategy, the company said.

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