Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and
outsourcing services, today announced that Aloke Paskar has been named Head of
the Capital
Markets
sector for North America and the UK. In his new role, Paskar will
be responsible for overseeing business operations and client relationships, as
well as sales and delivery. Prior to taking on this position, Paskar served as
Vice President of India and China Operations for Capgemini Financial
Services.

“Capgemini understands the challenges and opportunities faced by capital
markets firms following the financial crisis and we are committed to growing our
presence in this space,”
said Aiman Ezzat, Chief Executive Officer of
Capgemini’s Financial Services Global Business Unit.
“With his wealth of
experience in business operations and global delivery, Aloke is well positioned
to help expand our capital markets capabilities.”

Paskar brings to Capgemini over 20 years of global experience in the
financial services industry, including co-founding capital markets IT services
company, TechSpan. He joined Capgemini in 2005 as North America delivery head
for the company’s Rightshore® operating model, 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 business needs. In 2008, he joined
Capgemini’s financial services business unit as Head of Asia Pacific before
becoming the Head of Operations for India and China.

“Our capital markets clients strive to reduce operational costs and
increase speed to market by optimizing their business processes, technologies
and data,”
said Paskar. “In today’s complex business environment, where
compliance and risk management are critical, Capgemini’s broad range of
solutions in areas such as data management, reconciliations and settlements and
wealth management will enable our customers to address some of these critical
issues both locally and globally.” 

Paskar’s appointment comes on the heels of Capgemini’s announcement of its
acquisition of Strategic Systems Solutions (SSS), a global IT services and
business process outsourcing firm (BPO) focused on the financial services
industry.  The acquisition further strengthens Capgemini’s capabilities and
presence in the capital markets sector, while expanding its client base to
comprise some of the largest and most recognized financial institutions in the
world.

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™. 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 30 countries, Capgemini reported 2009
global revenues of EUR 8.4 billion and employs 90,000 people worldwide.

More information is available at www.capgemini.com.

About Capgemini Financial Services

Capgemini Financial Services brings deep industry experience, innovative
service offerings and next generation global delivery to serve the financial
services industry. With a network of 15,000 professionals serving over 900
clients worldwide, Capgemini collaborates with leading banks, insurers and
capital market companies to create tangible value.

More information is available at www.capgemini.com/financialservices.

Contacts:

Lisa Boughner – Capgemini

lisa.boughner@capgemini.com

+ 1
312-451-8338

Tom Barton – Capgemini

tom.barton@capgemini.co.uk

+44
(0)870 238 2491