Jean-Pierre Petit new CEO for 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.
Part of the Capgemini Group, Sogeti makes business value through technology for organizations that need to implement innovation at speed and want a local partner with global scale. With a hands-on culture and close proximity to its clients, Sogeti implements solutions that will help organizations work faster, better, and smarter. By combining its agility and speed of implementation through a DevOps approach, Sogeti delivers innovative solutions in quality engineering, cloud and application development, all driven by AI, data and automation.
Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over 350,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2021 global revenues of €18 billion.
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