Capgemini UK Appoints New Vice Presidents in its Outsourcing Services Business

| Press release

Capgemini UK plc has appointed five new vice presidents within its Outsourcing Services business unit in internal promotions that take effect immediately. The appointments are:

Eddie Cairns, Vice President of Delivery and Service Centres, Europe

Steve Gibbons, Vice President of Transition Projects & Programmes

Dean Grant, Vice President, Strategic Accounts

Jane Hudson, Vice President, Financial Transformation

Andrew Noble, Vice President and Commercial Director, Government Sector

Kevin Tomlinson, Chief Executive Officer of Outsourcing Services at Capgemini UK, said: ‘I am delighted to announce these senior management promotions as they reflect our ambition to grow and reward our in-house talent as a means of fulfilling the demands of our ever increasing customer base. These promotions when added to the external recruitment of Vice Presidents provide a compelling set of skills that will help us to sustain the growth in Capgemini’s UK outsourcing business.’  

Eddie Cairns is an internationally experienced programme and delivery director who has been operating in a global capacity within Capgemini for the last five years. Prior to joining outsourcing he operated as a lead consultant at Capgemini, working on a number of assignments for blue-chip clients. His key skills are programme management and transformational consulting in both IT outsourcing and business process outsourcing. In his new role he will lead Capgemini’s service centres in the UK and Central Europe, which currently employ over 1200 people.

Steve Gibbons has gained extensive experience of large service transitions during his nine years with Capgemini. He is a globally recognised expert in this field and provides thought leadership to this evolving project methodology at Capgemini Group level as a primary member of the Group Steering Committee. Prior to his new promotion he headed the project management practice for the applications management service line at Capgemini UK.

Dean Grant is one of Capgemini’s leading strategic account directors, with extensive experience of managing relationships with large clients addressing complex challenges. Following his promotion he will continue to focus on major clients in the police, criminal justice and home affairs sectors. He has a proven track record spanning consulting, technology and outsourcing, with significant experience across the public sector, energy & utilities and financial services.

Jane Hudson has an honours degree in commerce and accountancy from the University of Southampton. She has always maintained a strong interest in the financial aspects of business and in her new role will focus on ensuring that clients win the full financial benefits of outsourcing initiatives. At Capgemini she has held both delivery director and account director roles as well as heading the 400-strong London Skills Centre.

Andrew Noble has wide experience of government and public sector change programmes, including PPP and PFI, specialising in the commercial and financial aspects of project procurement and in the subsequent delivery of large contracts involving outsourcing or IT transformation.  He is also an acknowledged provider of independent advice to Capgemini’s public sector clients. Andrew is a Chartered Accountant and holds an honours degree in physics from the University of Sheffield.



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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 Experience - and through a global delivery model called Rightshore®, which aims to offer the right resources in the right location at competitive cost. Present in 36 countries, Capgemini reported 2007 global revenues of EUR 8.7 billion and employs over 83,000 people worldwide.

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