Capgemini Bolsters Telecoms Media & Entertainment Practice with Senior Appointment

| Press release

Capgemini UK plc has promoted Jawad Shaikh to the post of Vice President, Telecom, Media & Entertainment (TME) Consulting, effective immediately. He will lead a team of dedicated telecoms and media consultants within the company’s TME consultancy practice and manage key client relationships across the sector.

Rob Staples, Head of TME Consulting at Capgemini UK, said: ‘Jawad’s promotion reflects the growing need from our clients for industry-specific consulting as the challenges they face become more and more  complex. It is also a reflection of his own outstanding record of winning new business, managing successful projects and delivering lasting value for UK and international clients in both mobile and fixed-line telecoms.’

Jawad Shaikh has more than thirteen years’ consulting experience in the TME sector at Capgemini, including three years as Global Head of the company’s TME Strategy Lab, a group comprising specialist industry consultants from around the world which produces in-depth analysis on key issues across the sector based on its own research combined with practical experience of Capgemini client assignments. He has also directed significant international projects which have delivered sustained business improvement for Capgemini clients.

Based at Capgemini in London, he holds a B.Sc. Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Engineering Management and Manufacturing from Cornell University, New York.

Jawad said: ‘The telecommunications landscape has seen enormous change in recent years yet its future is highly uncertain. Convergence is lowering barriers to entry as well as creating new opportunities, and telecom players must now deliver a compelling customer experience in the most efficient way possible. We are committed to helping our clients develop winning strategies to navigate the uncertainty and deliver measurable results.’

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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 35 countries, Capgemini reported 2006 global revenues of EUR 7.7 billion and employs over 83,000 people worldwide.

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