Paul Hermelin

Paul Hermelin

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Chairman of the Strategy & CSR Committee

Nationality: French

Mr. Paul Hermelin is a graduate of École Polytechnique and École Nationale d’Administration.

He spent the first fifteen years of his professional life in the French government, primarily in the Ministry of Finance. He held a number of positions in the Budget Office and on various ministry staffs, including that of Finance Minister, Jacques Delors. He was chief of staff to the Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade from 1991 to 1993.

Mr. Paul Hermelin joined the Capgemini group in May 1993, where he was first in charge of coordinating central functions. In May 1996, he was appointed member of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer of Capgemini France. In May 2000, following the merger of Capgemini and Ernst & Young Consulting, he became Chief Operating Officer of the Group and Director. On January 1, 2002, he became Chief Executive Officer of the Capgemini group, followed by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer on May 24, 2012. Under his guidance and leadership, Capgemini has become a world leader in the transformation and digitization of companies, seeking to leverage technology to achieve inclusive and sustainable progress.

Following the separation of the duties of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer on May 20, 2020 as part of the Group Management succession, Mr. Paul Hermelin remained Chairman of the Capgemini SE Board of Directors.

Mr. Paul Hermelin is also Senior Advisor to the Eurazeo Group since February 2022.

Mr. Hermelin brings to the Board his expertise in corporate growth, transformation and digitization, his experience in innovation and technology and his in‑depth knowledge of the Group which he led for 18 years.

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Mr. Paul Hermelin has been Chairman of the Capgemini SE Board of Directors since May 20, 2020