Accelerance appoints new CEO

US consultancy Accelerance has announced Andy Hilliard has been named Chief Executive Officer replacing outgoing CEO, Steve Mezak, the company said.

Hilliard previously served as President of Accelerance, overseeing Sales since 2009.

In his role as CEO, Hilliard is responsible for driving the company forward through new ideas, a strong culture, and engagement with the market. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, he will build and evangelize the Accelerance brand, attract and retain key talent and work across functions and with clients to ensure success.

Before joining Accelerance, Hilliard founded a software engineering services firm in San Jose, Costa Rica growing it to nearly 300 engineers in 5 years.

Accelerance helps technology leaders create and execute effective strategies for global software outsourcing to global businesses.