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Form 8-K
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 15, 2008
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers
(d) Appointment of New Directors
     On December 15, 2008, the Board of Directors of Accenture Ltd (the “Company”) appointed Charles Giancarlo as a new director, upon the recommendation of its Nominating & Governance Committee. Mr. Giancarlo will serve until the Company’s annual general meeting of shareholders on February 12, 2009, when he will be subject to re-appointment by a vote of the Company’s shareholders. Mr. Giancarlo is a managing director at Silver Lake, a private investment firm that focuses on the technology, technology-enabled and related growth industries, and also serves as interim president and CEO of Avaya, Inc., a telecommunications company co-owned by Silver Lake.
     Mr. Giancarlo will join the board as a Class I director, and has been appointed to serve on the board’s Finance and Nominating & Governance committees. He will receive standard compensation for his service on the board and its various committees, as more fully described in the Company’s proxy statement related to its 2008 annual general meeting of shareholders filed on December 28, 2007.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits
     99.1 Press Release of Accenture Ltd, dated December 16, 2008



     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Date: December 16, 2008 ACCENTURE LTD    
  By:  /s/ Douglas G. Scrivner    
  Name: Douglas G. Scrivner    
  Title: General Counsel and Secretary