The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS's) Board of Directors for FY18 is comprised of distinguished individuals dedicated to LLS's mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Board membership is a voluntary position and LLS does not compensate members for their service to the organization nor do we reimburse them for travel to quarterly Board meetings.
Jorge Benitez retired from Accenture in 2014 as chief executive of North America. He had primary responsibility for Accenture's business and operations in North America, including developing and executing the company's business strategy, delivering client service and driving its growth in the region. Prior to this role, Mr. Benitez served as the chief operating officer for products, the largest of Accenture's five operating groups. During his five years in that role, he led Accenture's global business across a wide set of consumer-relevant industry groups, including; Automotive; Air Freight & Travel Services; Consumer Goods & Services; Industrial Equipment; Infrastructure & Transportation Services; Life Sciences; and Retail. He has also served as the executive sponsor for several of Accenture's largest clients. Mr. Benitez was selected in 2005 as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Hispanics in the United States.