Capgemini Consulting recruits four new vice presidents

| Press release
Top professionals will strengthen government, marketing, transformation and energy sector offerings.

Capgemini Consulting UK, the management consulting division of Capgemini UK plc (“Capgemini”), has recruited four new vice presidents to strengthen some of the fastest growing areas of its business.

Tom Blacksell, Head of Capgemini Consulting UK, said: “In recruiting outstanding talent at senior level we are strengthening our own business and responding to high levels of demand as clients facing today’s formidable challenges continue to seek the best professional advice.

Martin Charters joins Capgemini after working with Atos Consulting where he was Head of Health. He has 18 years’ experience in the health sector delivering a broad range of projects including commissioning, service redesign, performance improvement and major capital developments. He holds a law degree (LLB) from Edinburgh University and an accountancy qualification (ACA).

Sherif Choudhry joins Capgemini after working with Accenture where he was a thought leader in customer service transformation, led the CRM business architecture practice and developed customer-facing solutions for major clients latterly in Public Sector. He has also worked for other global IT and consulting companies including Ernst & Young and Unisys. He holds an MBA from the Cass London Business School and an honours degree in economics.

Phil Falato joins Capgemini after working with Fujitsu where he was a partner in the business transformation group and the founder and head of Fujitsu’s Lean Solutions Group. His earlier career was spent within major global consulting companies including Ernst & Young. He is an acknowledged thought leader with several publications to his credit in lean operations and related fields. He holds an honours degree in electrical engineering from Imperial College, London.

Patrick Rowe joins Capgemini after working with IBM where he led major assignments at Shell, BP and other multinationals across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, often with an emphasis on IT and supply chain transformation. Prior to joining IBM, Patrick worked in a variety of managerial roles across Esso’s downstream businesses. He holds an honours degree in engineering science from Oxford University.

The appointments are all effective immediately.

Capgemini works with leading public and private sector organisations in the areas of government and public services, marketing, sales and services including CRM, and transformation consulting. The company’s UK website carries success stories in these areas from clients such as Allianz Insurance, Astra Zeneca, Cadbury Schweppes, Centrica, the Department for Work & Pensions, EDF Energy, HM Revenue & Customs, ING Direct, Matalan, the Metropolitan Police, Syngenta, Vodafone and the Welsh Assembly Government.

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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 88,000 people worldwide.
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Capgemini Consulting is the Strategy and Management Consulting division of the Capgemini Group, employing 5,000 consultants worldwide. Leveraging its deep sectorial and business expertise, Capgemini Consulting advises and supports organizations in transforming their business, from strategy through to execution, and delivers successful outcomes by working side by side with clients to identify the best solutions to critical business challenges.

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