Mark Foster "is Accenture's group chief executive—Management Consulting & Integrated Markets, with overall responsibility for the development of the company's management consulting capabilities, which include the Customer Relationship Management, Finance & Performance Management, Human Performance, Strategy, and Supply Chain Management service lines. Additionally, he has oversight of all Accenture industry programs as well as its High Performance Business Integration initiative, through which Accenture provides clients a unique blend of business capabilities across its three growth platforms—Management Consulting, Systems Integration and Technology, and Outsourcing. Mr. Foster is a member of Accenture's Executive Leadership Team.
"Prior to being named to his current role in September 2006, Mr. Foster had since 2002 been group chief executive of Accenture's Products operating group. He previously held other leadership roles in the Products operating group, including managing partner of the Products-Europe operating unit; global managing partner for the company's Automotive, Industrial and Travel & Transportation industry groups; and head of the Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products group in Europe.
"Mr. Foster leads Accenture's involvement with the World Economic Forum; in this capacity he serves as chairman of the non-executive board of the Global Health Initiative against HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria. He is also a member of the board of the International Business Leaders Forum of the Prince of Wales Trust, which supports business development in the developing world.
"Mr. Foster joined Accenture in 1983 and became a partner in 1994. He holds a degree in classics from Oxford University." 
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- Mark Foster, Accenture, accessed October 7, 2007.