New York, N.Y., March 23, 2015 – Capgemini Consulting, the global strategy and transformation consulting arm of the Capgemini Group, today announced the appointment of Dee Burger, 45, as North America chief executive officer. Burger’s role will be to drive the digital transformation agenda in North America and strengthen the firm’s ability to seamlessly deliver digital transformation projects from strategy through execution.
“Groundbreaking digital transformation initiatives require both innovative strategies and unique approaches to attain the highest business value,” said Cyril Garcia, Capgemini Consulting chief executive officer. “Dee’s proven leadership skills and experience leading digital projects in multiple industries will help propel our business, and that of our clients.”
Capgemini Consulting’s expertise in digital transformation is rooted in its extensive client work and research with the MIT Center for Digital Business, which culminated with the publication of the book “Leading Digital.” This research has informed Capgemini’s strategy and customer offerings, combining Capgemini’s consulting expertise with its proven track record in digital transformation engagements.
“Helping our clients to understand and act upon the opportunities and threats created by the escalating advancement of new technologies is critical to our mission”, said Burger. “I’m excited to capitalize on Capgemini’s capabilities to help our clients grow.”
Burger has held a number of roles in his 22 years at Capgemini and Ernst & Young1. Most recently, he was global sector lead for the Telecom, Media and Entertainment practice from 2011 to 2013. He developed Capgemini’s Communication Transformation Platform offering, which has been the basis for the company’s leading position in the telecommunications transformation market.
Prior to 2002, Burger also held positions as a vice president in Ernst & Young’s Telecommunications practice, and led Gemini Consulting’s Telecommunications practice. He holds a masters of business administration from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., as well as a bachelor’s degree in finance from Clemson University in Clemson, S.C.
About Capgemini Consulting
Capgemini Consulting is the global strategy and transformation consulting organization of the Capgemini Group, specializing in advising and supporting enterprises in significant transformation, from innovative strategy to execution and with an unstinting focus on results. With the new digital economy creating significant disruptions and opportunities, our global team of over 3,600 talented individuals work with leading companies and governments to master Digital Transformation, drawing on our understanding of the digital economy and our leadership in business transformation and organizational change. Find out more at: http://www.capgemini-consulting.com @CapgeminiConsul
With almost 145,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2014 global revenues of EUR 10.573 billion (more than $14 billion USD). Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.
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