Capgemini UK plc has appointed five new vice presidents within its Outsourcing Services business unit in internal promotions that take effect immediately. The appointments

Eddie Cairns, Vice President of Delivery and Service Centres, Europe

Steve Gibbons, Vice President of Transition Projects & Programmes

Dean Grant, Vice President, Strategic Accounts

Jane Hudson, Vice President, Financial Transformation

Andrew Noble, Vice President and Commercial Director, Government Sector

Kevin Tomlinson, Chief Executive Officer of Outsourcing Services at Capgemini
UK, said: ‘I am delighted to announce these senior management promotions as they reflect
our ambition to grow and reward our in-house talent as a means of fulfilling the
demands of our ever increasing customer base. These promotions when added to the
external recruitment of Vice Presidents provide a compelling set of skills that
will help us to sustain the growth in Capgemini’s UK outsourcing business.’  

Eddie Cairns is an internationally experienced programme and delivery director who has been
operating in a global capacity within Capgemini for the last five years. Prior
to joining outsourcing he operated as a lead consultant at Capgemini, working
on a number of assignments for blue-chip clients. His key skills are programme
management and transformational consulting in both IT outsourcing and business
process outsourcing. In his new role he will lead Capgemini’s service centres
in the UK and Central Europe, which currently employ over 1200 people.

Steve Gibbons has gained extensive experience of large service transitions during his nine
years with Capgemini. He is a globally recognised expert in this field and provides
thought leadership to this evolving project methodology at Capgemini Group level
as a primary member of the Group Steering Committee. Prior to his new promotion
he headed the project management practice for the applications management service
line at Capgemini UK.

Dean Grant is one of Capgemini’s leading strategic account directors, with extensive experience
of managing relationships with large clients addressing complex challenges. Following
his promotion he will continue to focus on major clients in the police, criminal
justice and home affairs sectors. He has a proven track record spanning consulting,
technology and outsourcing, with significant experience across the public sector,
energy & utilities and financial services.

Jane Hudson has an honours degree in commerce and accountancy from the University of Southampton.
She has always maintained a strong interest in the financial aspects of business
and in her new role will focus on ensuring that clients win the full financial
benefits of outsourcing initiatives. At Capgemini she has held both delivery director
and account director roles as well as heading the 400-strong London Skills Centre.

Andrew Noble has wide experience of government and public sector change programmes, including
PPP and PFI, specialising in the commercial and financial aspects of project procurement
and in the subsequent delivery of large contracts involving outsourcing or IT
transformation.  He is also an acknowledged provider of independent advice to
Capgemini’s public sector clients. Andrew is a Chartered Accountant and holds
an honours degree in physics from the University of Sheffield.



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 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.

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