Thierry Breton, Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer, Atos
Thierry Breton has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Atos SE since 2009.
Prior to that, he held several global leadership positions, including CEO of electronics multinational company Thomson (1997-2002) and CEO of Europe’s largest telecommunications company France Telecom (2002-2005).
He served as France’s Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry (2005-2007) before becoming a professor at Harvard University (2007-2008).
Thierry Breton has been named one of The 100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World (2010 and 2017) by the Harvard Business Review and has been granted the Montgelas Prize (2015) for outstanding actions in favor of French-German cooperation.
He has been elected President of the French National Association for Research and Technology (2015) and member of the French Academy of Technologies (2016).
A Commander of the National Order of the Legion of Honour, Thierry Breton graduated from the Paris École Supérieure d’Électricité (Supelec), and the Institut des Hautes Études de Défense Nationale (IHEDN, 46th class).
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 Commitee
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
Head of Infrastructure & Data Management (which includes BPO)
Head of Business & Platform Solutions
Atos Syntel CEO
Head of Big Data & Cybersecurity
Head of Unified Communication & Collaboration and CEO Olympics & Major Events
Sales & Markets
Head of Telcos, Media & Utilities (acting)
Head of Siemens Account
Geographic Business Units
Head of North America Operations
Head of UK & Ireland
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 GBU Middle East and Africa
The Board of Directors
The Board of Directors determines the strategy and trends of the Company’s activity and oversees their implementation.
Atos Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Worldline Chairman (French)
Chief Executive Officer of Africa, Middle East Asia and Pacific, Vodafone (French)
Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. General Manager of Groupe Arnault SAS (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)
Director representing the employee shareholders and member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Client Executive and Business Transformation Services at Atos IT Services UK Ltd (United Kingdom) (British)
Censeur. French Army General (French)
Director representing the employees. Business Developer Cybersecurity Products (French)
Member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Managing Partner of CVC Capital Partners Ltd (French)
Chairman & Founder of ADAM (French)
Lead Independent Director. International Consultant (Senegalese)
Member of the Audit Committee. John G. McLean Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School, Senior Associate Dean for International Development (American)
Chairman of the Audit Committe and member of the CSR Committee. Officer in companies (British)