Governance

Creating value for both our company and clients

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).

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Thierry Breton, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Atos

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 Thierry Breton, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is in charge of the global Group Management.

Thierry Breton, Atos Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Worldline Chairman

Thierry Breton

Atos Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Worldline Chairman

Elie Girard, Chief Financial Officer

Elie Girard

Deputy CEO. Chief Financial Officer

Eric Grall

Senior Executive Vice-President. Global Operations and RACE Program

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

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

Sean Narayanan

Senior Executive Vice-President. Head of Business & Platform Solutions

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

Group Deputy CFO

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)

Sean Narayanan

Head of Business & Platform Solutions

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 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

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.

Thierry Breton, Atos Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Worldline Chairman

Thierry Breton

Atos Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Worldline Chairman (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 SAS (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. Client Executive and Business Transformation Services at Atos IT Services UK Ltd (United Kingdom) (British)

Jean-Louis Georgelin

Censeur. French Army General (French)

Farès Louis

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

Bertrand Meunier, Managing Partner of CVC Capital Partners Ltd

Bertrand Meunier

Member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Managing Partner of CVC Capital Partners Ltd (French)

Colette Neuville, Chairman & Founder of ADAM

Colette Neuville

Chairman & Founder of 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. 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 Committe and member of the CSR Committee. Officer in companies (British)