Capgemini UK and Ireland Appoints Mark Porter as Managing Director

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Capgemini UK and Ireland Appoints Mark Porter as Managing Director

Capgemini today announced the appointment of Mark Porter as Managing Director Consulting and Technology UK and Ireland. Since joining Capgemini in 1990, Mark has held a number of senior management positions within the Consulting and Technology divisions of the Group, most recently as Head of Technology Services, UK and Ireland. In his fifteen years with the company Mark has led major client projects, spearheaded change management within the group and been instrumental in developing major strategic alliances with key technology partners.

As head of the region, Mark will be responsible for leading the strategy and delivery of Capgemini’s world class capabilities in Consulting and Technology Services in the UK and Ireland. A major strategic focus for 2005 will be “Transformation through Technology”: working with clients to realise the potential of their people and gain real competitive advantage from their investment in technology.

As Managing Director Mark will build on Capgemini’s leading position in the UK public sector and grow Capgemini’s private sector business in markets such as Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail and Telecoms.
Mark succeeds Clive Williams, who will be retiring to focus on other business interests from January, after 16 years with the company. Mark Porter said: “Clive has been a great leader. I look forward to building on the strength of our people, our sector knowledge and world-class capabilities to lead the company forward into 2005.”

Prior to joining Capgemini, Mark’s career included heading the IT services division of a major steel construction company and founding Conder Technology, which was acquired by Capgemini (Hoskyns) in 1990. Mark went on to create Capgemini’s first Technology Consulting business; leading many major Public Sector IT projects as well as directing the major British Steel (Corus) transformational outsourcing contract.

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