NOMINATION OF THE NEW CEO SOGETI HIGH TECH
JEAN-PIERRE PETIT APPOINTED CEO OF SOGETI HIGH TECH AND CAPGEMINI GROUP LEADER FOR DIGITAL MANUFACTURING
Paris, France, April 17th, 2015 – Jean-Pierre Petit is appointed CEO of Sogeti High Tech, the Capgemini entity dedicated to Engineering Services and R&D Technology.
Hans van Waayenburg, CEO Sogeti Group, commented: “I am delighted that Jean-Pierre has agreed to take on the responsibility of leading Sogeti High Tech. Thanks to his extensive experience in both the Industrial sector and leadership management, he will further develop Sogeti High Tech’s expertise and manage a smooth integration of Euriware’ activities.”
Jean-Pierre Petit is a SUPELEC graduate. He started his career in 1984 as a consultant within Andersen Consulting in charge of consulting and IT system integration, mainly for the industrial sector.
He joined the Sagem Group in 1993 heading the R&D and cable manufacturing centre.
In 1999, Jean-Pierre was recruited by Capgemini Consulting, the Global Strategy
and Transformation Consulting brand of the Capgemini Group, and given responsibility for the industry sector as well as R&D, logistics and manufacturing consulting activity.
After having managed the Manufacturing, Distribution, Retail and Energy-Utilities sectors with more than 3000 colleagues in France and a thousand in India and Morocco, Jean-Pierre was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Application Services in France, in January 2013.
As Chief Executive Officer of Sogeti High Tech, one of Jean-Pierre’s main goals will be to develop the Sogeti High Tech and Digital expertise to service large companies in the Industrial sector. He has also taken on the leadership of Digital Manufacturing for the Capgemini Group.
Sogeti is a leading provider of technology and software testing, specializing in Application, Infrastructure and Engineering Services. Sogeti offers cutting-edge solutions around Testing, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Mobile, Cloud and Cyber Security, combining world class methodologies and its global delivery model, Rightshore®. Sogeti brings together more than 20,000 professionals in 15 countries and has a strong local presence in over 100 locations in Europe, USA and India. Sogeti is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cap Gemini S.A., listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.
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ABOUT SOGETI HIGH TECH
With more than 25 years of experience, Sogeti High Tech is a world-leader in innovation. Our service portfolio include Systems Engineering, Physical Engineering, Software Engineering, Testing and Consulting, specializing in Internet of Things, Collaborative Multi-agent Systems, Big Data and Cybersecurity. We provide industrialized sector-specific solutions for Aeronautics, Aerospace, Defense, Energy, Transport, Telecom and Life Sciences. Through our R&D department, High Tech Labs, we constantly fuel innovation for the benefit of our clients.
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