Hilary Kelly has been appointed Marketing & Communications Director at Capgemini UK plc. The newly created position brings together, for the first time, marketing to all sectors of the full range of Capgemini service offerings in the UK, including outsourcing, consulting and technology services. She will be responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategy, internal and external communications as well as leading a team of marketing and communications professionals and managing external agencies.

Hilary Kelly joined Capgemini Consulting as a senior consultant in 2007. As head of the marketing consulting team she led a series of successful sales bids and service delivery programmes involving new marketing strategies and customer processes for key Capgemini clients in the retail, manufacturing, airline and music industries.

Paul Scales, Capgemini Senior Executive with responsibility for marketing, said: ‘Hilary’s formidable capabilities in marketing and strategy have made a major positive impact on our work with clients over the last three years, and I am therefore delighted she will now be applying her considerable talents to marketing Capgemini itself.’

In her previous career, Hilary Kelly worked in senior commercial and marketing roles for such blue-chip companies as Marks & Spencer, Coca-Cola and Kingfisher. Immediately prior to joining Capgemini she was Commercial Director of Tesco subsidiary and global customer relations specialists, Dunnhumby.

Hilary Kelly said: ‘In an age when public and private sector organisations are looking for the best and most cost-effective solutions across technology, consulting and outsourcing, it makes sense to market all our services in a cohesive and impactful way, and that is the challenge I am looking forward to addressing.’

A member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing with a CIM Diploma in Marketing, Hilary Kelly has an honours degree in behavioural science from the University of Huddersfield. Based at Capgemini in London, she is also well known as a writer, speaker and thought leader in marketing and customer relationship topics.

About Capgemini

Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM. The Group relies on its global delivery model called Rightshore®, which aims to get the right balance of the best talent from multiple locations, working as one team to create and deliver the optimum solution for clients. Present in more than 35 countries, Capgemini reported 2009 global revenues of EUR 8.4 billion and employs over 100,000 people worldwide.

More information is available at www.uk.capgemini.com.

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