TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Accenture executive Madeleine Chenette has been named to the Women's Executive Network 2018 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 list for the second time.
Chenette is the office managing director and products industry lead for Accenture in Quebec. For more than 25 years, she has been leading women in the field of business consulting in Canada, helping clients innovate and succeed in the challenging and ever-changing marketplace.
"We are tremendously proud of Madeleine, a strong role model at Accenture who exemplifies what it means to be a leader. She positively challenges our other leaders to break down barriers and support other women," said Bill Morris, senior managing director and president of Accenture in Canada. "Madeleine's leadership has helped our business in Quebec grow rapidly, as we help our clients thrive and innovate."
Together with Morris, Chenette is a member of the Canadian Management Committee and is a strong contributor to the overall strategic direction for Accenture in Quebec and across Canada. Under her leadership, the Montreal office of Accenture has experienced significant growth.
"To be named one of Canada's Most Powerful Women is truly a great honour and tremendous recognition for the work we're doing at Accenture," Chenette said. "Becoming the driving force of innovation in the Quebec market is an active goal every day. To achieve this, we pride ourselves on creating a workplace where everyone is empowered to lead and can be successful both professionally and personally."
Chenette is also active within the Montreal community, including serving as chair of the $2.5-million fundraising campaign "Towards a Third House" for Herstreet (Rue des Femmes de Montréal), supporting homeless women in Montreal, and working on the board and leading a pro bono strategic plan development for the Orchestre Symphonique des jeunes de Montréal (Montreal Youth Orchestra).
Accenture aims to achieve a gender-balanced workforce, with 50 percent women and 50 percent men, by 2025.
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