Capgemini UK plc has appointed five new vice presidents within its Technology Services business in internal promotions that take effect immediately. The appointments
Cliff Evans, Vice President of Defence Sector and Identity Management
Dave Lowson, Vice President of Enterprise Resource Planning Programmes
Sean O’Neill, Vice President, Programme Leadership
Rob Toguri, Vice President of Business Information Management
Richard Williamson, Vice President of SAP Programmes & Projects
Nigel Kirby-Green, Chief Executive Officer of UK Technology Services at Capgemini,
said: ‘These promotions reflect the accelerating pace of change in technology as the
private sector increasingly looks to IT for competitive edge and the public sector
seeks to expand citizen services and improve cost-efficiency. They also reflect
the success of Capgemini’s collaborative approach, technology expertise and the
increasing role of our Rightshore® strategy, which gives UK clients access to our global development resources.
The promotions also, of course, acknowledge the outstanding achievements of the
five individuals concerned.’
Cliff Evans is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer with a PhD degree in aeronautical engineering.
At Capgemini he has gained extensive experience of developing and implementing
strategies and solutions for blue-chip multinationals and the public sector in
areas such as CRM, HR, finance, procurement, shared services and IT, with a focus
on the deployment of new processes and systems. His thought leadership articles
appear regularly in the national and specialist press and he is well known as
a speaker at industry and academic forums.
David Lowson has great breadth of experience in implementing successful ERP solutions in
all industry sectors, in the UK and globally. Originally a production engineer,
he has worked on all aspects of ERP project delivery including functional consulting,
project and program management and overall solution design, with a strong focus
on delivering rapid and sustainable business benefits. In his new role he will
continue to drive the rapid growth of Capgemini’s ERP consultancy business including
Sean O’Neill works with his clients to ensure that major programmes deliver business success.
With a first class honours degree in computer studies he has developed extensive
programme leadership expertise across both the public and private sectors. He
specialises in providing pragmatic, board-level advice on mission critical business
and technology programmes. In his new role he will head the Programme Leadership
team in the UK with a focus on client-side programme advice, programme design
and mobilisation, programme success assurance, portfolio management and programme
turnaround. He will also continue to play lead programme delivery roles within
significant technology programmes.
Rob Toguri has extensive experience in business intelligence and data integration assignments
gained in Europe and North America. Since joining Capgemini, these practices under
his leadership have achieved consistent double digit growth. His deep knowledge
and broad experience assists organisations across many industries on their information
strategy and technology-led change programmes. In his new role Rob will lead the
Business Information Management Practice in the UK and will be focused on industry-specific
information strategies and solutions.
Richard Williamson has worked within the IT industry for more than 20 years and with SAP for 15
years. An experienced project and line manager, he has led IT strategy and business
change programmes supported by business application packages including SAP R/3
and Oracle. He has worked within the utilities, charity, agrochemicals, telecoms,
high-tech manufacturing, consumer products, IT services and banking industries.
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 Experience – and through a global delivery model called Rightshore®, which aims to offer the right resources in the right location at competitive
cost. Present in 36 countries, Capgemini reported 2007 global revenues of EUR
8.7 billion and employs over 83,000 people worldwide.
More information is available at www.capgemini.com.
Capgemini UK plc
Tel.:+44 (0)870 238 2491