Atos Switzerland appoints Bruno Schenk as new CEO
Zurich, 1st Jan 2021 – Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, appoints Bruno Schenk as the new CEO of Atos Switzerland. The appointment is in addition to his role as CEO of Unify Switzerland. Former CEO of Switzerland, Patrick Bajard, will become Head of Healthcare and Life Sciences for Central and Eastern Europe at Atos.
Bruno Schenk came from Zühlke group to join Atos in 2019. Here, he assumed the position of Head of Infrastructure and Data Management as well as Executive Board Member. Previously, he held key management roles at Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent.
His career so far has taken him to over 20 countries, where he has been able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of sales and operations. In addition, he brings skills in change and transformation leadership, and has already participated in several global Atos industrialization initiatives.
Under Schenk, Atos Switzerland is all about "Accelerating Customers". Using the global portfolio, local customer needs such as digitalization, decarbonization and sustainability are easily taken to the next level. Even with the focus on trends of the hour such as cloudification, digital workplace and data-driven processes, he continues to place people at the center of the business. Atos appeals to the Swiss as an established yet continuously expanding company.
"Currently, Switzerland, like the rest of the world, is going through tough times. Nevertheless, the Corona crisis has taught us that innovation and digitalization can make important contributions to mastering this major social challenge. As one of the European IT market leaders, Atos can provide first-class support to companies in Switzerland in their digital transformation - a task which energizes me to the core," explains Bruno Schenk.
The Swiss national is a trained electrical and telecommunications engineer with a master's degree in IT and business. He also holds an Executive Master in Business Analysis from the University of Bern and completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program in 2011. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family in nature and is passionate about cycling and supporting the Atos Cycling Tour.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high performance computing, the group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 73 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos operates under the brands Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.