With more than 125,000 employees spread across 44 countries,
Capgemini is a leading global provider of technology, consulting
and outsourcing services. Founded as Sogeti by Serge Kampf in
France in 1967, the company has gone from strength to strength,
acquiring companies, adding service lines and branching into new
territories around the world at a steady clip ever since.
Globally, the firm is led by Paul Hermelin, who has served as
CEO since taking over from Serge Kampf in 2002. Hermelin also
became Chairman of the Group in May 2012.
Capgemini's core business revolved around its technology
solutions, which are tailored to help clients identify issues, and
to provide end-to-end solutions for them. These include design,
development and implementation of solutions, as well as systems
integration and IT application development.
With digital and tech strategy getting ever closer to the core
of many businesses key priorities, the firm also offers services
tailored towards the C-suite through its Capgemini Consulting unit.
The unit helps businesses to perform digital transformation
programs that improve growth and provide competitive advantage. Key
issues handled by the group include data and analytics, digital
transformation, and strategy.
The firm's outsourcing services allow clients-individually or in
groups-to hand over full or partial control of IT systems for
applications and infrastructures, along with associated business