Tiger Woods Sponsorship Fallout: Accenture, Gillette

Accenture ends its six-year relationship with Woods altogether, Gillette says it won’t air ads

Last Updated: December 13, 2009 @ 7:07 PM

Global consulting firm Accenture Ltd. is ending its sponsorship ofTiger Woods, saying the golfer is "no longer the right representative" after the "circumstances of the last two weeks."

Accenture‘s announcement Sunday marks the company’s first statement since allegations of Woods’ multiple infidelities surfaced in recent weeks. The move makes Accenture the first sponsor to cut ties altogether with Woods since his marital troubles came to light and since his statement Friday that the 33-year-old is taking an indefinite leave from golf to work on his marriage.
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