News: Accenture Federal Services promotes Lisa Sherhart as Susann Bresnahan exits


Accenture Federal Services promotes Lisa Sherhart as Susann Bresnahan exits

Following the retirement of Accenture Federal Services CHRO Susann Bresnahan, the company has promoted Lisa Sherhart to assume her responsibilities.
Accenture Federal Services promotes Lisa Sherhart as Susann Bresnahan exits

Accenture Federal Services, a US-based IT consulting subsidiary of Accenture, has announced the appointment of Lisa Sherhart as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective from December 1, 2023. She will assume responsibilities from Susann Bresnahan, who will be retiring after 45 years of service with the company.

In her new role, Sherhart will oversee all aspects of human resources, encompassing talent acquisition, inclusion & diversity, learning and development, retention and advancement, HR technology, and more.

Sherhart, who has 30 years of core expertise, has been a part of Accenture's subsidiary since 2012. She currently serves as the Deputy Human Resources Director and has been the key role as the executive sponsor of the company's I&D function as well as, overseeing the transition of employees for the company's acquired businesses. Previously, she served Accenture as Senior Manager of HR for over 17 years. 

Welcoming Sherhart in the new role, John Goodman, the CEO of Accenture Federal Services said, “I’m excited for Lisa Sherhart and can’t wait to see her reach new heights at our company in creating the programs, paths, and possibilities that empower our people to do their best work and be their best selves. I extend my sincere gratitude to Sue Bresnahan for her leadership to our team, exemplifying a people-first mindset, and for creating an environment where our people can advance, grow, and thrive.”

Sherhart added, “I’m honoured and thrilled to step into the Chief Human Resources Officer role. Among my highest priorities will be ensuring Accenture Federal Services remains a top destination for the best people with the next-generation skills necessary to deliver mission success for our clients. I’m grateful to Sue Bresnahan for being an incredible leader, role model, and mentor. I wish her every happiness in retirement following her exceptional career with our organization.”

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Topics: Appointments, Leadership, #HRCommunity

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