New CEO of Atos France
Paris, September 5, 2019
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced the following changes to the Group's Executive Committee:
- Jean-Philippe Poirault joins Atos as Chief Executive Officer of Atos France. He is a member of the Group's Executive Committee.
Jean-Philippe Poirault joins Atos from Amazon Web Services Group (AWS) where he was head of the Telecom division.
- Jean-Marie Simon, Chief Executive Officer of Atos France, has been appointed Group Head of Institutional Relations.
In this role, he will be responsible, within the Executive Committee, for managing and developing the Group's relations with institutions and governments, both at a global and local level.
Biography of Jean-Philippe Poirault:
Graduated from Supelec, Jean-Philippe Poirault has held senior management positions in IT and software services activities at Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson in several European and Asian countries. In January 2018, he joined Amazon Web Services in the United States to lead the Telecom market.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with over 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, and Unify. 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 technology space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education as well as multicultural and pluralistic approaches to research that contribute to scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the group enables its customers, employees and collaborators, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably and confidently in the information technology space.