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OpenX this week announced that Accenture Executive Roxanne Taylor is joining the company’s board of directors. According to OpenX, Taylor spent over 20 years at Accenture, including a decade as the company’s chief marketing and communications officer leading all marketing and communications activities for the Fortune Global 500 company.
OpenX says that under Taylor’s leadership, the marketing and communications functions have helped drive significant growth and expansion for Accenture, a leading professional services company that provides a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. With global revenues of $34 billion in 2017 and approximately 442,000 employees worldwide, Accenture’s market presence reaches across more than 120 countries and 40 industries. This is confirmed by the chairman and CEO of Accenture, Pierre Nanterme, that said “during her tenure as CMO, Rox has built a strong and innovative team that has significantly increased Accenture’s reputation and brand value, helping us attract clients and recruit talent around the world. On a personal level, it has been my great pleasure to work closely with Rox over many years as a valued member of our senior leadership team.”
For more than a decade Taylor lead a global team of more than 1,000 professionals responsible for Accenture’s image and market development, corporate and financial communications, brand management, advertising and research. She has won numerous awards throughout her career, including recognition as one of Forbes’ “Most Influential CMOs,” and Advertising Women of New York’s “Change the Game” award.
One of the most respected marketing leaders
“Advertisers have rightly begun to demand more of their supply chain, and a clear message has been sent to technology partners: If you want to win and keep the business of a brand marketer, it’s critical that you meet their quality and safety needs,” said Tim Cadogan, CEO of OpenX. “Roxanne is one of the most respected marketing leaders in business today and she is bringing to our board an unrivaled understanding of what brands expect from their advertising partners.”