We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
RSS FeedPeople Management

Capgemini appoints Aiman Ezzat as CFO

Leader of its global financial services unit takes CFO’s post

Article comments

Capgemini Group has appointed Aiman Ezzat to succeed Nicolas Dufourcq as group CFO effective immediately.

In a statement on Thursday, the company said Ezzat has nearly 20 years’ experience within Capgemini with a deep knowledge of its operations. He was the 'ideal' candidate who received the board’s backing.

Ezzat has worked in many countries where Capgemini has a presence, notably the UK and US, where he lived for over 15 years. Following the company's acquisition of the Indo-American IT services company Kanbay, in 2006, he became the leader of Capgemini's new global financial services unit.

Announcing his appointment, CEO Paul Hermelin said, "Naming as CFO a proven line manager, with a strong experience and a detailed knowledge of the current as well as targeted economic model of the Group is a great asset for Capgemini. Aiman Ezzat has a proven track record having designed, in 2004 and 2005, major turnaround plans for North America and outsourcing."

Commenting on his appointment, Aiman Ezzat, said, "I am proud to lead a talented finance team that has contributed, under the leadership of Nicolas Dufourcq, to considerably strengthen Capgemini’s ability to withstand economic fluctuations. With the growth of its portfolio of value added offerings and the accelerated development of offshore, the Group holds a strong competitive position."

On a related note, Capgemini confirmed both its objectives for revenues (organic growth in excess of 1 percent) and profitability (operating margin over 7.5 percent) for the 2012 financial year. For 2013, the Group reiterated its ambition for an increased operating margin versus 2012. A corporate update is expected on 21 February, 2013.   


Recommended Articles


Capgemini appoints Aiman Ezzat as CFO
People Management

Personal branding - A headhunter's perspective

Personal branding - A headhunter's perspective

'If you don't have honesty and integrity you will get found out'more ..

Aviva goes 'digital first' with new CDO appointment

Andrew Brem's chief digital officer appointment comes two months after Phil Pavitt left insurer to take up Global CIO role at Specsaversmore ..

Microsoft's former boss Steve Ballmer steps down

The former CEO cited a busy schedule, particularly involving his LA Clippers basketball team, for his resignationmore ..

Unemployment rate hits 6-year low

But wage growth plunges to 0.2% on a year agomore ..

The benefits of being a non-executive

Look for a non-executive when appointing peersmore ..

If you are still thinking about flexible working, it's too late

OPINION: Tips from an experienced chief security officer on how best to enable flexible workingmore ..

Send to a friend

Email this article to a friend or colleague:

PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the recipient know who sent the story, and in case of transmission error. Both your name and the recipient's name and address will not be used for any other purpose.

In Depth
Can finance rise to the challenge of major transformation?

Can finance rise to the challenge of major transformation?

Outdated finance processes, systems and competencies leave too many questions unanswered more ..

In Depth
Interim CFO or consultant? The pros and cons

Interim CFO or consultant? The pros and cons

Ed Harding offers an insight into the life of an interim CFO and the advantages in driving transformation more ..


* *