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Join Capgemini at this special awards event promoting the industry’s best talents

Celebrating excellence together. Capgemini’s support of the Rising Stars awards reflects our commitment to nurturing the industry’s brightest talents – and thereby enabling safe, sustainable, smart mobility for the future.

As exclusive lead sponsor of the awards, Capgemini invites you to meet this year’s winners: a diverse group of individuals who are innovating the automotive breakthroughs of tomorrow.

When:  June 13, 2023

Where: Bibliothèque Clément-Bayard, Automobile Club de France

As partner to the world’s leading OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and technology companies, Capgemini itself is at the heart of automotive industry transformation. In addition to introducing, you to our latest generation of Rising Stars, the awards event is also a chance to find out more about our pioneering Intelligent Industry approach.

This approach is helping automotive organizations to harness the power of data, software, and cloud so that they can achieve their ambitions in electrification, autonomous driving, connected customer experiences, circular economy, and more.

Congratulations to all the ANE Rising Stars 2023 winners. Names & categories listed below.

  • Lena Schiewe – Clarios (Varta) – Aftermarket
  • Gem Wareing – Jaguar Land Rover – Business Performance
  • Steven Stein – Audi – Digital
  • Sebastian Wolf – PowerCo – Electrification
  • Fiona Coulter – Toyota Europe – Engineering
  • Hannafia Spanberg – BorgWarner – Engineering
  • Richard Ahlfeld – Monolith – Entrepreneur
  • Tim Woolmer – Yasa – Entrepreneur
  • Mathias Holst – Lynk & CO – Finance
  • Stefano Gava – UFI Filters – General Management
  • Tobias Altehed – Volvo Cars – Information Technology
  • Laura Rathai – Hyundai Europe – Marketing
  • Tim Thompson – Toyota Europe – Planning
  • Rodolfo Cavallero – Dana – Program Management
  •  Joanna Vera – Forvia – Quality
  • Kim Costello – Pendragon – Retail
  • Alessandro Grosso – Stellantis – Sales
  • Geoffrey Bouquot – Valeo – Strategy
  • Jean-Philippe Bahuaud – The Future is Neutral (Renault) – Sustainability

To see a profile on each winner, please click here.

Watch our podcast series RISING STARS SPEAK, featuring Rising Stars from previous award ceremonies.

Meet our experts

Alexandre Audoin

EVP, Head of Global Automotive Industry, Capgemini
Alexandre Audoin is Capgemini Group’s global leader for the automotive industry and head of automotive within Capgemini Engineering (formerly Altran). Alexandre maintains a special focus on the creation of Intelligent Industry, helping clients master the end-to-end software-driven transformation and do business in a new way through technologies like 5G, edge computing, artificial intelligence (AI), and the internet of things (IoT).

Markus Winkler

Executive Vice President – Global Automotive Sector, Capgemini
Markus Winkler works with teams across the world, helping clients shape their mobility strategies and invent what’s next in the rapidly changing automotive industry. Markus asserts that car-sharing, electrification, and mass-transit systems will change the face of mobility at local, and global levels.

Jean-Marie Lapeyre

EVP and Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Global Automotive Industry
Jean-Marie Lapeyre works with automotive clients to develop and launch actionable technology strategies to help them succeed in a data and software-driven world.

Fabienne Lefever

Vice President – Head of Automotive Center of Excellence, Capgemini Engineering
With more than 20 years professional experience in the Engineering and in the Automotive Industry, Fabienne is leading the Automotive Center of Excellence. She drives the development of offers and solutions to support Automotive customers in achieving a safer, smarter, more sustainable & affordable mobility experience.

Dr. Rainer Mehl

EVP and Managing Director Strategic Account Intelligent Industry
A leader who serves: leadership in the digital age is Rainer’s passion allowing him to successfully lead transformations both at clients and in service organisations. He supports companies in their digital transformation with a focus on customer centricity, agile organization and new business models

Sebastian Tschödrich

Executive Vice President, Global Head of Automotive, Capgemini Invent
I have been working in automotive consulting for 14 years, with experience in Europe and China. Currently based in Munich, I am responsible for the global automotive consulting business and part of the global leadership team at Capgemini Invent.

Clément Portier

Vice President & Global Account Executive – Automotive Segment, Capgemini
With more than 25 years of experience to serve Automotive Industry, Clément is leading the global partnership between Capgemini and one of the largest car manufacturer in the world. Based in Paris, he is committed to support his client to move forward in a more sustainable & digital world and obsessed in how to create business value to his client at global scale.

Frank Wammes

Global Account Executive
With his background as former Chief Technology & Innovation Officer for Capgemini Europe, Frank Wammes helps clients discover the art of the possible, identifying opportunities that directly improve their bottom line and accelerate their transformation journey.

Sylvain Barthelemy

Vice President & Global Account Executive – Automotive Segment, Capgemini
Sylvain Barthelemy works closely with automotive clients to define their strategy and business development roadmaps, with a focus on digital transformation across IT and engineering. His aim is to ensure OEMs succeed in their transformation journeys, realizing the benefits of Intelligent Industry.