PARIS, 23-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, announces the appointment of Pieter Schoehuijs as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Group with immediate effect. In this role, Pieter will report to Aiman Ezzat, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Member of the Group Management Board of Capgemini.
“Pieter has global experience and an excellent track record in driving technology transformation in several industries. I am delighted to welcome him to the Capgemini Group and am confident that his leadership will add value to Capgemini’s IT. His role will be critical in enabling and supporting the deployment of the Group’s strategy in Industrialization and Innovation,” said Aiman Ezzat.
Biography of Pieter Schoehuijs:
Pieter began his career in the Royal Dutch Navy, after which he spent 9 years in Europe with IBM and E&Y. He then spent 10 years in North America during which time he worked for Flowserve, a Dallas based industrial manufacturing company; for Engelhard, a New Jersey based chemical company, and also for Church & Dwight, a consumer goods company.
Prior to joining Capgemini, Pieter was the Global CIO of AkzoNobel, where he was in charge of IT across 40 countries. After several years of harmonizing platforms and consolidating systems, he initiated a transformation to move the global IT team to a supply/demand structure, resulting in significant delivery improvement and financial savings.
Pieter holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from the Technical University Delft, In 2012, he was recognized as European CIO in the ‘Business driven’ category by CIOnet.
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Now with 180,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2014 global revenues of EUR 10.573 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.
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