Capgemini Consulting UK Appoints New Head of Financial Services

| Press release
Alan Walker has been appointed to the position of Vice President and Head of Financial Services for Capgemini Consulting UK, part of the Capgemini Group, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services.

Alan leads a team of financial services consultants whose mission is to help banks, insurance companies and other financial sector organisations transform their core operations and their sales and marketing, HR, procurement, finance and technology.  A particular area of focus is helping financial services companies achieve digital transformation.

He was previously Head of Financial Services for Hitachi Consulting UK, where he was one of the VPs brought in to launch the business in 2006. Prior to this he was Head of Insurance for Unisys UK (2003-2006) and an Insurance Consulting Partner / VP with Ernst & Young / Capgemini Ernst & Young (1998-2003).

With over 20 years’ experience in the provision of business and technology consulting services to top tier financial services companies in the United Kingdom and the United States, Alan’s work has encompassed both revenue enhancement and operations improvement.  He has concentrated particularly on such areas as distribution strategy, operational excellence, business process outsourcing, programme management, performance management and extracting value from technology.

He is well known as a thought leader and public speaker on financial services issues at national and international conferences in the UK, the US and the Middle East.

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 ExperienceTM. 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 40 countries, Capgemini reported 2010 global revenues of EUR 8.7 billion and employs around 110,000 people worldwide.

More information is available at www.uk.capgemini.com.

Capgemini Consulting is the Global Strategy and Transformation Consulting brand of the Capgemini Group, specialising in advising and supporting organisations in transforming their business, from the development of innovative strategy through to execution, with a consistent focus on sustainable results. Capgemini Consulting proposes to leading companies and governments a fresh approach which uses innovative methods, technology and the talents of over 3,600 consultants world-wide. For more information: www.capgemini.com/consulting

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