Julie Sweet is an American former lawyer, Businesswoman, Partner, and Chief executive officer. Julie Sweet rose to fame after being the CEO of Accenture, a multinational professional service company. Likewise, Julie was also named to Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women” list from 2016 through 2019.
Table of Biography
Julie Sweet was born in the year 1966/67. Julie’s exact date of birth is not available on the internet. Moreover, she is in her mid-50s at the moment. Julie was born in Tustin, California, USA. Likewise, she belongs to American nationality and was born to a Christian family.
Moving on to Julie’s family, the businesswoman has not revealed any details regarding her parents. Similarly, there is no information regarding Julie’s siblings on the internet either. Thus, the names and Identities of Julie’s family members are still in the dark. The American businesswoman grew up with her parents in California, USA. Likewise, as a child, Julie was very outgoing and curious by nature.
Julie has gone to attend a local high school. Following her high school, Julie went on to attend Claremont McKenna College. Likewise, Julie holds a bachelor’s degree from Claremont McKenna College. Later on, Julie went on to attend a law school. Julie has a J.D. degree from Columbia Law School.
Career and Professional Life
Before Sweet’s work at Accenture, Julie was an attorney at the law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Likewise, Julie has worked at the firm for 17 years and was a partner for 10. The American businesswoman was the ninth woman ever to make a partner at the firm. Likewise, Julie has worked on financing, mergers and acquisitions, and as general corporate counsel. The company Accenture recruited Sweet as general counsel in 2010.
Furthermore, In the year 2015, she became CEO of Accenture’s North America business, the company’s largest market. During her career at Accenture, Julie served on the company’s global management committee. While working alongside then-CEO Pierre Nanterme, Sweet developed Accenture’s mergers and acquisitions strategy. Later on, the company Accenture named Sweet its CEO effective September 2019, the first woman to hold that position. Julie replaced interim CEO, David Rowland. While she was appointed, she was one of 27 women leading companies in the S&P 500 and the 15th female CEO of all Fortune Global 500 companies.
Likewise, Julie has advocated for diversity, inclusion, and workplace gender parity. The American advocate supports Accenture’s goal to have a staff equally represented by men and women by 2025. Likewise, as of 2019, 42 percent of Accenture’s staff was female. Moreover, she was named a top CEO for diversity by the website Comparably in 2019. With her work at Accenture, Sweet served on the boards for Catalyst as well. It is a non-profit, and TechNet Executive Council, a network that promotes growth, as of 2019.
When it comes to awards, Julie has not received any of them. Moreover, the American businesswoman has earned a decent sum of wealth throughout her career. Julie has served as the CEO of Accenture as well. As of now, Julie has a net worth of $25 million.
Julie Sweet is married to Chad Creighton Sweet. Likewise, Chad happens to be a Republican Ted Cruz’s campaign chairman for Cruz’s 2016 presidential campaign. Moreover, Julie has two daughters.
Julie has not involved herself in any scandal and controversies. Likewise, the American businesswoman has maintained a clean internet profile and has stayed miles away from any trouble and controversies.
Body measurements and Social media
Julie is in her mid-50s. Likewise, as for her height, Julie stands tall at 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 55 kg. Moreover, Julie’s body measurements(chest-waist-hips) are 35-27-36 respectively. The American businesswoman has blue eyes and blonde hair.
Julie is quite active on social media. As of now, she has over 3k followers on Instagram and over 25k followers on Twitter.