Accent on the future

Accenture-offices-thessaloniki

Accenture ‘s name comes from the phrase “Accent on the future”. Since its “birth”, the company has been identified with technology, as it has understood from the very beginning the importance of technology for the growth, efficiency, and resilience of organizations in both the private and public sectors. Based on its corporate mission “to deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity”, its 732,000 employees implement complex projects every day, driven by the interplay of technology and human ingenuity, serving clients in more than 120 countries. 

In Greece, Accenture has a presence in Athens and Thessaloniki and is considered one of the leading and fastest-growing companies in its field, having developed long-term and strategic partnerships with leading companies from all sectors of the economy.

Adopting a holistic approach and offering a full range of services in the fields of strategic consulting, interactive services, technology, and business operations, it aims to help its clients become the next and best version of themselves, while creating positive impact and value for all stakeholders.

In the unstable and challenging business environment of the last three decades, Accenture continues to support its clients and the Greek economy, developing with them the resilience required to navigate safely through times of crisis. In this context, it acts as an ambassador of innovation, playing a central role in the competitiveness of key sectors of the economy. It is a powerful channel for new technologies, new ways of working, production, and optimization, upgrading the performance of major organizations and changing the country’s business model.

At the same time, it acts as a catalyst for the creation of digital ecosystems to generate greater value for the Greek economy and society. In addition, through a series of studies on issues such as the digital maturity of Greece and selected sectors (e.g. tourism, insurance), artificial intelligence, 5G, attracting investment from digital multinationals, etc., Accenture maps and highlights the country’s position about the global landscape. In this way, it actively contributes to the national dialogue on the new forces and trends shaping modern realities, while proposing development strategies for the future.

 

 

Accenture Offices in Thessaloniki Greece, designed by Office 25 Architects, photographed by © Pygmalion Karatzas.

Consistent with its commitments, the company is constantly expanding its footprint in Greece by strengthening its presence and portfolio of services. With the guarantee of the global agency’s support of the Greek office and its confidence in the quality of Greek talent, Accenture is ready to write the next chapter of its story in Greece, which will accompany and keep pace with the country’s development.

The key to success in this direction is its people. To achieve this, it has created and continuously supports an inclusive work environment that unleashes innovation, allows people to perform at their best and feel they have an equal opportunity to belong and build a career. Moreover, its research shows that inclusion and diversity are powerful multipliers of innovation and growth, while promoting creativity and inspiring a sense of belonging. For this reason, the company supports a culture of equality, where its people can develop their best selves, on a personal and professional level, while it is a leader in relevant initiatives, being an agent and a model of positive change in the Greek economy and society.

 

Accenture’s presence in Thessaloniki

Accenture started its operations in Thessaloniki in February 2020, while about a year ago it moved its Technology Center to a state-of-the-art space in the area of Pylaia. The facility covers an area of more than 1,000 m2 and meets all the requirements of a modern way of working, while supporting the company’s strong recruitment plan in Northern Greece.

In its three years of presence in Thessaloniki – and despite the challenges of the pandemic and the wider macroeconomic environment – Accenture already employs a significant number of employees in the city, and has put in place a strong recruitment plan for the coming years, mainly in technology-related roles, supporting major organisations in Greece and abroad.

In its three years of presence in Thessaloniki – and despite the challenges of the pandemic and the wider macroeconomic environment – Accenture already employs a significant number of employees in the city and has put in place a strong recruitment plan for the coming years, mainly in technology-related roles, supporting large organisations in Greece and abroad.

Alexandros Minas, Principal Director and Head of Accenture’s Technology Center in Thessaloniki said, “Thessaloniki is becoming a dynamic innovation hub and therefore further strengthening our presence in the region is a strategic priority for us. Therefore, based on the recruitment plan we have set, we are constantly strengthening and enriching our collaboration with leading universities in the region, with the aim of bringing the academic community closer to the labour market, contributing to strengthening brain gain kai addressing the country’s skills gap.”

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In Greece, Accenture has a presence in Athens and Thessaloniki and is considered one of the leading and fastest growing companies in its field, having developed long-term and strategic partnerships with leading companies from all sectors of the economy.

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Every day, its 732,000 employees implement complex projects driven by the interaction of technology and human ingenuity, serving customers in more than 120 countries.

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Accenture started its operations in Thessaloniki in February 2020, while about a year ago it moved its Technology Center to a state-of-the-art space in the area of Pylaia. The facility covers an area of more than 1,000 m2 and meets all the requirements of a modern way of working, while supporting the company’s strong recruitment plan in Northern Greece.

 

Εditor: STELINA MARGARITIDOU

 

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