Accenture CEO diagnosed with colon cancer, recovering from surgery | Reuters

Consulting and outsourcing company Accenture Plc (ACN.N) said Chief Executive Pierre Nanterme was diagnosed with colon cancer and is currently recovering from a surgery.

"I have been advised by my doctors that I will be able to stay actively involved in the day-to-day operations of the company throughout this process," Nanterme said in a statement.

Other CEOs diagnosed in the past with cancer include healthcare IT company Cerner Corp's (CERN.O) Neal Patterson, JPMorgan Chase & Co's (JPM.N) Jamie Dimon and Goldman Sachs Group Inc's (GS.N) Lloyd Blankfein.

(Reporting by Supantha Mukherjee in Bengaluru)

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Updated Date: Jul 07, 2016 03:00:07 IST

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