Élie Girard, Chief Executive Officer, Atos
Elie Girard is a graduate of the École Centrale de Paris and of Harvard University. He began his career as auditor at Andersen, before joining the Ministry for the Economy, Finance and Industry in the Treasury department.
Between 2004 and 2007, Elie Girard worked for the Office of Thierry Breton, the Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry in France.
He joined Orange in 2007 and was appointed Chief of Staff to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Since September 2010, he was Senior Executive Vice-President in charge of Strategy & Development of the Orange group, member of the Group Executive Committee.
In April 2014, Elie joined Atos as Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Atos Group. He has been appointed Group Chief Financial Officer in February 2015 and Group Senior Executive Vice President in February 2018. In March 2019, Elie has been appointed Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer. He became Chief Executive Officer of Atos in November of the same year.
Atos’ raison d’etre
Atos is the first company of the CAC40 to anchor its sense of purpose in its Articles of Association, emphasizing the identity, the mission and the core values of the company and, at the same time, strengthening the company’s leadership towards its stakeholders.
“Atos’s mission is to help design the future of the information technology space. Its services and competences are underpinned by excellence in the advance of scientific and technological knowledge and research and in its commitment to learning and education. Across the world Atos enables its customers and all who live and work in the industry, to grow and prosper in a safe, secure and sustainable environment.”
The Executive Committee
Composed of the General Management Committee and:
Head of Human Resources, Logistics, Housing, Head of Siemens Global Alliance, Head of Group Corporate and Social Responsibility and Chief Digital & Transformation Officer
Head of Executive & Talent Management, Communications
General secretary, Head of M&A and Corporate Development, Legal, Compliance and Contract Management
Head of Investor Relations & Financial Communications
Chief Technology Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Group Head of Institutional Relations
Geographic Business Units
Head of North America Operations
Head of Germany
Head of France
Peter ‘t Jong
Head of Benelux & the Nordics
Giuseppe Di Franco
Head of Central & Eastern Europe
Head of Iberia
Head of Asia-Pacific
Head of Middle-East, Africa & Turkey
The Board of Directors
The Board of Directors determines the strategy and trends of the Company’s activity and oversees their implementation.
Non-executive Chairman of Atos SE Board of Directors, member of the Audit Committee and of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee (French)
Chief Executive Officer of Africa, Middle East Asia and Pacific, Vodafone (French)
Chairman of the CSR Committee. Vice-President of Engie Foundation (French)
Member of the Audit Committee. Member of The Management Board of Siemens AG (German)
Censeur. French Army General. President of the French public entity in charge of the preservation and the restoration of the Paris Notre-Dame Cathedral. (French)
Director representing the employees. Business Developer Cybersecurity Products (French)
Chairman & Founder of the ADAM (French)
Lead Independent Director. International Consultant (Senegalese)
Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the CSR Committee. Officer in companies (British)