Accenture appoints Nancy McKinstry to board of directors
Ms. McKinstry has been appointed to serve on the board’s Audit Committee. Ms. McKinstry is chief executive officer and chairman of the executive board of Wolters Kluwer, a professional information services and solutions company headquartered in the Netherlands.
Before assuming her current position at Wolters Kluwer in 2003, Ms. McKinstry spent more than a decade with the company and its North American subsidiaries, serving as CEO of CCH Legal Information Services for three years and as CEO of operations in North America.
She was first appointed to Wolters Kluwer’s four-member executive board in 2001. Earlier in her career, she was a principal with Booz & Company, focusing on media and technology.
Ms. McKinstry is a director of Abbott and Russell Reynolds Associates. She is also a member of the European Round Table of Industrialists and a member of the board of overseers of Columbia Business School. She previously served as a director of Ericsson from 2004 to 2013 and Sanoma from 2011 to 2014.
Ms. McKinstry holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Columbia University and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Rhode Island, Kingston.
In 2005, she was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by the University of Rhode Island.