Paris, 24 January 2014 – Paul Hermelin, Chairman and CEO of the Capgemini Group, has appointed Hubert Giraud Director of People Management and Transformation. Hubert Giraud thereby joins the Group’s General Management Committee*. Christopher Stancombe succeeds him as CEO of the BPO unit and will join the Group Executive Committee. These appointments will take place with immediate effect.
- Hubert Giraud to direct People Management and Transformation;
- Christopher Stancombe to succeed him as CEO of the BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) Strategic Business Unit
Biography of Hubert Giraud:
After several positions held in the French public sector, Hubert joined Société Générale, as head of Public Financing in 1990. In 1993, he was appointed Chief Operations Officer of GEMPLUS (today Gemalto), a world leading smart cards manufacturer and held that position until 1998.
A specialist in operational, financial and legal management, Hubert then joined Capgemini in 1998 to lead Capgemini Group’s Corporate Development & Risk department, including overseeing several successful M&As and managing the legal and audit operations.
In 2003, Hubert organized the Global Outsourcing discipline and led the expansion of Capgemini’s outsourcing businesses of the Group. In 2004, he became the CEO of a new discipline that he launched: Business Process Outsourcing. Under his management it becomes a strategic business unit in 2011.
Aged 56, Hubert is a graduate of both Ecole Nationale d’Administration (1984) and Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (1979).
Biography of Chris Stancombe :
Chris has been with Capgemini BPO since 2005. In his former role, as Head of Operations, he was responsible for all of the service delivery to our clients on a global basis and the development of our service offerings in BPO.
He is a strong business leader, developing plans based on market analysis, insight and innovation. He converts this strategic thinking into visions and action plans that are used to motivate teams to exceed targets. He is passionate about creating a positive solution-focused environment that enables everyone to enjoy their work. This has resulted in an extensive track record of successful partnerships with clients to deliver business process transformation.
Aged 50, Chris is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. He trained with Ernst & Young before moving into industry for over 11 years, where he held a number of Board positions in international companies including CFO, CIO, COO and CEO.
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