(PRESS RELEASE) JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 17-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a leading global professional services company, has announced it has extended its IT services agreement with Anglo American (LON: AAL), a multinational mining company, until 2023.
The new agreement will help accelerate the development of Anglo American’s information management (IM) capabilities with new technologies and delivery practices through a collaborative approach to drive innovation.
It builds on an already successful relationship between the two companies that began in 2011 when Accenture was selected as a key technology services provider.
“Prior to the extension of the agreement, Anglo American and Accenture worked together to co-create future services and determine key priorities,” said Pavan Sethi, managing director for Accenture Technology in Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa. “We are honored to continue our work with Anglo American and help fulfil their IM ambitions and mandate.”
About Anglo American
Anglo American is a leading global mining company and our products are the essential ingredients in almost every aspect of modern life. Our portfolio of world-class competitive mining operations and undeveloped resources provides the metals and minerals that enable a cleaner, greener, more sustainable world and that meet the fast-growing consumer-driven demands of the world’s developed and maturing economies. With our people at the heart of our business, we use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world – safely, responsibly and sustainably.
As a responsible miner — of diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum group metals, iron ore, steelmaking and thermal coal, and nickel — we are the custodians of what are precious natural resources. We work together with our business partners and diverse stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities and countries in which we operate, and for society as a whole. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives. www.angloamerican.com
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 513,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
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