Capgemini UK plc has recruited four top-flight professionals at Vice President level following significant
expansion last year in all three of its main business units – outsourcing, consulting and technology.
The appointments, which take effect immediately, are:
Ian Bryant, Vice President of Global On-Shore Transformation
Jeffrey Patton, Vice President of Lean Six Sigma Capability
Jasbir Sidhu, Vice President of Global Outsourcing, Major Accounts
Michael Withey, Vice President of European Business Process Outsourcing
Ian Bryant, Jasbir Sidhu and Michael Withey are joining the company’s outsourcing
services arm while Jeffrey Patton joins Capgemini Consulting.
Robert Ingram, Head of Human Resources for Capgemini UK and Global Outsourcing,
said: ‘Client discussions about outsourcing, technology and consulting increasingly
take place at the most senior levels because they are business-critical, and our
recruitment of these top-flight professionals with terrific track records reflects
our determination to help our clients take the right decisions at boardroom level.
They also reflect the success of our collaborative approach to client challenges
and of our Rightshore® delivery model, which makes our global network of resources available to our
Ian Bryant rejoins Capgemini to lead a number of the streams within Capgemini’s global
outsourcing on-shore transformation programme. The programme will focus on the
three areas of industrialisation, innovation and intimacy, bringing specific and
targeted areas of value to outsourcing clients and aligning Capgemini operational
best practice globally. He has worked at senior level in the UK public sector,
where his successful assignments include working on the merger of two major government
departments and the outsourcing of their merged IT, and in the private sector.
Jeffrey Patton joins Capgemini Consulting from Celerant Consulting where he rose to the position
of Director of Capabilities, Europe with a focus on process excellence, innovation,
asset management and supply chain. In his new post he will take charge of Capgemini’s
implementation of the Lean Six Sigma business improvement methodology. He holds
a BSc (Honours) degree in Polymer Science and Technology from Manchester Metropolitan
Jasbir Sidhu joins Capgemini having previously worked at PwC where he held a senior role
on a number of business and technology transformation programmes for major clients
and led the delivery of complex assignments including large-scale, multi-platform
IT programmes and operations management. He has also operated in senior interim
management positions within many blue chip organisations across the banking, manufacturing,
healthcare, media, retail and public sectors. He has an honours degree in physics
and electronic engineering and holds an MBA from Cass Business School in the UK.
Michael Withey is a Chartered Management Accountant with a proven track record in the conception
and delivery of major finance function outsourcing and transformation programmes
in leading blue chip organisations. He joins Capgemini from Xansa and has held
senior and board level finance positions over the last nine years in outsourcing
businesses and worked with executive boards from many industry sectors including
financial services, media, oil and retail. Mike is joining the European Business
Process Outsourcing team as a senior Solution Architect for Finance and Accounting
and will build on the successful growth of Capgemini’s BPO business.
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