Governance

Creating value for both our company and clients

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.

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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 General Management Committee

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The role of the Atos General Management Committee is to develop and execute the Group strategy and to ensure value is delivered to clients, shareholders, partners and employees. The General Management Committee, led by Elie Girard, Chief Executive Officer, is in charge of the global Group Management.

Elie Girard, Chief Financial Officer

Elie Girard

Chief Executive Officer

Eric Grall

Senior Executive Vice-President. Global Operations and Head of Infrastructure & Data Management

Robert Vassoyan

Senior Executive Vice-President. Group Chief Commercial Officer. Head of Unified Communication & Collaboration

Adrian Gregory, Head of UK & Ireland

Adrian Gregory

Senior Executive Vice-President. CEO UK&I. Head of Global B&PS Atos Syntel

Pierre Barnabé

Senior Executive Vice-President. Head of Big Data & Cybersecurity

Philippe Mareine, Head of Human Resources, Logistics, Housing and Head of Siemens Global Alliance

Philippe Mareine

Senior Executive Vice-President. Head of Group Human Resources, CSR, Chief Digital & Transformation Officer

The Executive Committee

Composed of the General Management Committee and:

Group functions

Philippe Mareine, Head of Human Resources, Logistics, Housing and Head of Siemens Global Alliance

Philippe Mareine

Head of Human Resources, Logistics, Housing, Head of Siemens Global Alliance, Head of Group Corporate and Social Responsibility and Chief Digital & Transformation Officer

Marc Meyer, Head of Executive & Talent Management, Communications

Marc Meyer

Head of Executive & Talent Management, Communications

Alexandre Menais, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions

Alexandre Menais

General secretary, Head of M&A and Corporate Development, Legal, Compliance and Contract Management

Gilles Arditti, Head of Investor Relations & Financial Communications

Gilles Arditti

Head of Investor Relations & Financial Communications

Sophie Proust

Chief Technology Officer

Uwe Stelter

Chief Financial Officer

Jean-Marie Simon, Head of France

Jean-Marie Simon

Group Head of Institutional Relations

Global Divisions

Eric Grall

Head of Infrastructure & Data Management (which includes BPO)

Adrian Gregory, Head of UK & Ireland

Adrian Gregory

Head of UK & Ireland Head of Global B&PS Atos Syntel

Rakesh Khanna

Atos Syntel CEO

Pierre Barnabé

Head of Big Data & Cybersecurity

Robert Vassoyan

Head of Unified Communication & Collaboration

Sales & Markets

Robert Vassoyan

Head of Public & Health (acting) Head of Telcos, Media & Utilities (acting)

Kari Kupila, Head of Siemens Account

Kari Kupila

Head of Siemens Account

Geographic Business Units

Simon Walsh

Head of North America Operations

Adrian Gregory, Head of UK & Ireland

Adrian Gregory

Head of UK & Ireland Head of Global B&PS Atos|Syntel

Ursula Morgenstern, Head of Consulting & Systems Integration, Head of Cloud & Enterprise Software

Ursula Morgenstern

Head of Germany

Jean-Philippe Poirault

Head of France

Peter ‘t Jong, Head of Benelux & the Nordics

Peter ‘t Jong

Head of Benelux & the Nordics

Giuseppe Di Franco

Head of Central & Eastern Europe

Ivan Lozano, Head of Iberia

Ivan Lozano

Head of Iberia

Herbert Leung, Head of Asia-Pacific

Herbert Leung

Head of Asia-Pacific

Francis Meston, Head of GBU India, Middle East, Africa, Group Digital Transformation Officer

Francis Meston

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.

Bertrand Meunier, Managing Partner of CVC Capital Partners Ltd

Bertrand Meunier

Non-executive Chairman of Atos SE Board of Directors, member of the Audit Committee and of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee (French)

Vivek Badrinath

Chief Executive Officer of Africa, Middle East Asia and Pacific, Vodafone (French)

Nicolas Bazire, General Manager of Groupe Arnault SAS

Nicolas Bazire

Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. General Manager of Groupe Arnault SE (French)

Valerie Bernis, Executive Vice-President of Engie in charge of Communications, Marketing, Environmental & Societal Responsibility

Valérie Bernis

Chairman of the CSR Committee. Vice-President of Engie Foundation (French)

Roland Busch, Member of The Management Board of Siemens AG

Roland Busch

Member of the Audit Committee. Member of The Management Board of Siemens AG (German)

Jean Fleming, Operations Director, Business Process Services at Atos IT Services UK Ltd

Jean Fleming

Director representing the employee shareholders and member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. People Development Director (British)

Jean-Louis Georgelin

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)

Farès Louis

Director representing the employees. Business Developer Cybersecurity Products (French)

Colette Neuville, Chairman & Founder of ADAM

Colette Neuville

Chairman & Founder of the ADAM (French)

Aminata Niane, Interim Manager for the return of the African Development Bank to its registered offices in Abidjan

Aminata Niane

Lead Independent Director. International Consultant (Senegalese)

Lynn Paine, Senior Associate Dean of Harvard Business School, John G. McLean Professor of Business Administration

Lynn Paine

Member of the Audit Committee and of the CSR Committee. John G. McLean Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School. Senior Associate Dean for International development (American)

Vernon Sankey, Officer in companies

Vernon Sankey

Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the CSR Committee. Officer in companies (British)