New Head of UK Insurance at Capgemini

| Press release
Andrew McQuade brings industry and IT experience to new Vice President appointment

Andrew McQuade has been appointed to the position of Vice President and UK Head of Insurance at Capgemini Financial Services, a global business unit of the Capgemini Group, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services.

In his new role, Andy will lead a team of experienced insurance industry and IT professionals with a shared mission to provide clients with the IT enablement they need to meet today’s strategic and operational business challenges, including compliance issues such as Solvency II.  He will be looking to leverage Capgemini’s global capabilities in life, property and casualty insurance, including its world-class transformation skills in claims processing and policy administration, as well as its offerings around risk (including Solvency II), business information management, testing and managed services.

Based in London, he brings a wealth of insurance industry and IT experience to his new post. Andrew McQuade started his career as the classic ‘Man from the Pru’ before progressing to senior sales management positions and taking responsibility for introducing new CRM technology at the Prudential. He was recruited by IBM in 2000 where he played a key role in founding and managing the company’s CRM practice.

Liz Benison, Director of Operations of the Financial Services Global Business Unit at Capgemini, said: ‘Our insurance industry clients are looking for help and advice from people with proven experience and visionary thinking, and Andrew McQuade clearly has that rare combination in abundance.

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 more than 30 countries, Capgemini reported 2009 global revenues of EUR 8.4 billion and employs 90,000 people worldwide.

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

About Capgemini Financial Services

Capgemini Financial Services brings deep industry experience, innovative service offerings and next generation global delivery to serve the financial services industry. With a network of 15,000 professionals serving over 900 clients worldwide, Capgemini collaborates with leading banks, insurers and capital market companies to create tangible value.

More information is available at www.capgemini.com/financialservices

Rightshore® is a trademark belonging to Capgemini

Press contact:
Tom Barton

Capgemini UK plc
Tel.:+44 (0)870 238
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Email: tom.barton@capgemini.co.uk