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Capgemini UK Chairman is an inspiration

Categories : CoveragePeople
Christine Hodgson, Capgemini UK ChairmanIn its celebration of International Women’s Day, Management Today named its 13 most inspiring UK businesswomen. Capgemini UK Executive Chairman Christine Hodgson featured along with Victoria Beckham, Karren Brady, Martha Lane-Fox and J.K. Rowling. The article, which looked at how these extremely successful women began their careers, found that their early working lives were as fascinating as they were different.

The selection was made from a survey commissioned by Management Today of 160 business owners – both male and female.
While some of the stories are well known, others were more surprising. Carolyn McCall, CEO of easyJet, began her working life teaching history. Mumsnet founder Justine Roberts worked in the City for 10 years before becoming a sports journalist. The late Anita Roddick, founder of Body Shop, was originally a teacher before studying at a kibbutz in Israel.
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Tom Barton
Tom Barton
Tom’s career in communications spans 20 years in the consulting, telecommunications and music industries. He joined Capgemini in 2005 and led the merging of PR, web communications and internal communications into one team. This recognised the convergence of channels and platforms that support an effective communications programme for external and internal audiences. Before joining Capgemini, Tom was global head of media relations at PA Consulting Group, marketing and communications director at his own record label, and had various internal and external communications roles at Cable & Wireless. He plays guitar, darts and cricket, and is still trying to do the Times crossword.

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