Accenture Appoints Infosys Veteran Binny Mathews as CPO

Leading Global Consultant Organisation - Accenture - Has Appointed Infosys Veteran Binny Mathews as Its Latest Chief Procurement Officer (CPO)
Binnny Mathews, CPO, Accenture

An Infosys veteran, Binny Mathews has left the information technology (IT) consulting company after 15 years to join global consulting organisation - Accenture

Commenting on his departure, Mathews said: “Today (Jan 2, 2024) marks my last day at Infosys. It has been a memorable journey of 15 years & 4 months. I carry with me loads of memories of triumphs, laughter, affection and a few heartbreaks. There are so many people to be thankful to - my managers, leaders, colleagues & team members, clients and supplier partners who made this journey memorable.” 

“I am grateful for every minute of my stay here. I have had a blast. It is not easy to leave Infosys. However, there is something new and more exciting that is ahead.”

Binny Mathews' Career at Infosys

From Head of Service Delivery for Infosys Sourcing and Procurement Practice responsible for service delivery, centre of excellence, manpower planning and career management, to SVP and Group Head of Procurement, Mathews has been integral to the successful procurement and supply chain operations at Infosys. 

As SVP and Group Head of Procurement at Infosys, Mathews was responsible for reimagining and building a best-in-class procurement organisation to cater to the growing needs of users and stakeholders.

Other roles held by Mathews at Infosys include: 

  • Vice President / Assoc. V.P. and Strategic Business Practice Head - Supply Chain 
  • Sr. VP / Vice President and Business Head - Services, Utilities, Resources & Energy (SURE) Sectors

Mathews and his future at Accenture

Taking on the role of Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) at Accenture on January 3, 2024, Mathews is a season procurement executive who will play a critical role in leading the strategic direction for the consultant's global procurement spend.

“I’m excited to lead Procurement Plus and continue advancing Accenture’s global leadership in responsible buying, with sustainability, transparency, agility and inclusivity underscoring how we work with our suppliers around the world and across the marketplace,” commented Mathews.

In his new role, Mathews will be responsible for continuing the transformation of the organisation’s supply chain into a sustainable, diverse value chain, committed to responsible and profitable buying, as well as 360o supplier partnerships. 

“Binny will play a critical role in how we power innovation, growth and business continuity for the organization, ensuring that our global strategy is executed based on local demand and that we lead with data-driven ways to deliver value,” said Margaret Smith, Senior Managing Director and Executive Director of Corporate Services & Sustainability at Accenture.

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