Mary Legere joins Accenture Federal Service as Managing Director

09 May 2017 Consultancy.uk

Mary Legere, formerly a Lieutenant General in the US Army, has joined Accenture Federal Services. Her extensive career in intelligence, which included oversight of more than 58,000 intelligence professionals, will be leveraged by the firm – she joins as a Managing Director in the firm's National Defence Intelligence business.

Prior to joining Accenture, Mary Legere was a Lieutenant General in the US Army, where she spent over fifteen years in a variety of roles. Most recently, Legere was a Lieutenant General, prior to that she held a high ranked position in the Army's Headquarters deparment and served as Commanding General of the Army's Intelligence and Security Command. Her earlier career spanned several overseas- and US-based military roles.

Legere holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Government/Mass Communications from the University of New Hampshire, as well as a Master’s degree in Military Arts and Science from the US Army Command and General Staff College. She also completed a Master’s degree in Strategy from the US Army War College, an Executive Leadership programme programme at the Center for Creative Leadership, and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of New Hampshire.

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Legere join’s Accenture’s Accenture Federal Services (AFS) business unity, which is focused on servicing the US Federal Government with an array of consulting and technology services. She takes on the role of Managing Director within the firm’s National Defence Intelligence business, and will focus mainly on agile and analytic propositions..

Legere brings more than 30 years of experience to the role, which included overseeing more than of 58,000 intelligence professionals in 140 countries and its 17,000-person U.S. Intelligence and Security Command. Her rank, and role, at the US Army also saw her take part in the development and implementation of the Army’s multi-billion-dollar Strategic Plan.

Commenting on the appointment, Matthew Tait, Senior Managing Director at Accenture Federal Services’ defense and intelligence arm, remarked, “Mary brings a deep understanding of the national intel community’s mission, its interconnected operations and the technologies it uses. Mary’s military intelligence experience, will provide insights and expertise that can help hone our next generation digital solutions to support our military and national intelligence community.”

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