Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that it has hired a team formerly of Sargon Solutions, a firm that specialized in providing consulting and implementation services for integrated risk management. The move will help Accenture Security accelerate its integrated risk management security capabilities globally.
The team from Sargon Solutions has deep expertise in governance, risk & compliance; security operations; vendor risk management; IT risk management; audit management; and compliance management. The firm has completed hundreds of projects for some of the world’s largest companies across the financial, manufacturing, technology, healthcare, retail, insurance and telecommunications industries.
This team — including Sargon Solutions co-founders Paul Sturr and Jeff Recor — has joined Accenture Security, with Sturr and Recor as managing directors at Accenture Security.
“This team of highly skilled professionals has a shared vision and the power to help scale our offerings in risk management, which help organizations assess their security postures while addressing market volatility and regulatory requirements,” said Rex Thexton, managing director, global Applied Cybersecurity Services lead at Accenture Security. “Together we can provide clients with the best team to address their challenges in governance, risk and compliance.”
“We couldn’t be more excited to join such a powerhouse in the security industry,” said Jeff Recor, former president at Sargon Solutions. “The team at Accenture Security is focused on long-term growth and significantly expanding on the same work we are passionate about. We look forward the success we’ll have together under one roof.”
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