Accenture PH names new country managing director

Accenture has appointed Ambe Tierro as country managing director for the Philippines, effective Dec. 1, 2022. Lito Tayag, the current country managing director, will retire from Accenture at the end of December, after 20 years of service.

For more than 30 years, Tierro has held a variety of leadership roles at Accenture in the Philippines, building talent and innovation capabilities and steering growth strategy. She currently leads the Accenture Advanced Technology Center in the Philippines, overseeing its operations, growth and talent agenda, and will continue in this position as she assumes her new country managing director role.

She has led large-scale projects for clients in the communications, media and technology industries, and was instrumental in driving Accenture’s delivery innovation and industrialization program. A strong advocate of equality in the workplace, she was a global Accenture Technology Inclusion & Diversity sponsor, and as a member of the Global Accenture Corporate Citizenship Council, she advises on the technology strategy for programs such as Skills to Succeed.

Tierro holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the De La Salle University in the Philippines. A passionate advocate of promoting STEM among women, she is an active member of the Filipina CEO Circle, the Management Association of the Philippines, and the Makati Business Club. (PR)