LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce will present its 2019 Corporate Leadership Award to Accenture. The award, given annually to a company or organization that has demonstrated superior leadership in the long-term economic growth and prosperity of our region, was announced today by Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas.
“Accenture has a long history of leadership as a corporate citizen, and that, combined with the company’s engagement with the Los Angeles-area business community and its tradition of innovation, make it the ideal recipient of this award,” said Salinas.
One of the world’s leading professional services companies, Accenture provides a wide range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Serving 95 of the Fortune 100 and more than 70 percent of the Fortune 500, Accenture has 469,000 employees globally, with offices and operations in more than 200 cities across 52 countries.
“We’re proud to be recognized by the Los Angeles Chamber with the 2019 Corporate Leadership Award,” said David Wolf, Accenture’s Southern California office managing director. “We have been deeply rooted in Los Angeles for decades, driving innovation for some of the area’s biggest companies. It is also a part of Accenture’s DNA to invest in being an active citizen in the community, creating opportunities for all who reside in this dynamic city.”
The Corporate Leadership Award will be presented to Accenture at the Chamber’s 131st Annual Inaugural Dinner on Jan. 31, 2019, at the JW Marriott at LA LIVE. Recognized as the premier business and civic leadership event in Los Angeles, the Inaugural Dinner will also feature the installation of 2019 Chair of the Board, Jerold Neuman of DLA Piper, as well as the presentation of the Civic Medal of Honor to Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Distinguished Business Leader Award to Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong.
The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of business in L.A. County. Founded in 1888, the Chamber promotes a prosperous economy and quality of life in the Los Angeles region. For more information, visit www.lachamber.com.