Chief Executive Officer, Accenture plc
Jorge L. Benitez is the managing director–North America and chief executive–United States for Accenture. Jorge has primary responsibility for Accenture’s business and operations in North America, including developing and executing the business strategy and driving the company’s growth in the region.
Jorge most recently served as chief operating officer—Products, the largest of the company’s five operating groups. In that role, which he held for the past five years, Jorge led Accenture’s global business across a wide set of consumer-relevant industry groups, including: Automotive; Air, Freight & Travel Services; Consumer Goods & Services; Industrial Equipment; Infrastructure & Transportation Services; Life Sciences; and Retail. He has also served as the relationship lead for one of Accenture’s largest Products clients.
Jorge’s success in business and his contributions to the broader community have been recognized on a number of occasions. Hispanic Business Magazine recently named him to its “2011 Top 25 Corporate Elite” list and, in 2004, selected him as one of the 100 most influential Hispanics in the United States.
Jorge has led Accenture’s Minority Mentoring Program, served as Accenture’s Global People Advocate and was a member of the Accenture Foundation Board. He is on the board of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a cause he feels personally passionate about, and he is involved with the Miami Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Miami-Dade.
Jorge graduated from the University of Florida with degrees in accounting and economics. He and his wife, Mary, an accomplished engineer, live in Miami with their three children.