Elie 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 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. From 2010 to 2014, 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 Girard joined Atos as Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Atos Group. He was appointed Group Chief Financial Officer in February 2015 and Group Senior Executive Vice President in February 2018. In March 2019, Elie was appointed Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer. He became Chief Executive Officer of Atos in November of the same year.
The Purpose of Atos
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.
The Board of Directors
The Board of Directors determines the strategy and trends of the Company’s activity and oversees their implementation.
Chairman of Atos SE Board of Directors and Chairman of the Nomination and Governance Committee (French/British)
Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and CEO of Digital Industries (German/French)
Member of the Audit Committee, member of the CSR Committee and member of the Nomination and Governance Committee.Baker Foundation Professor, John G. McLean Professor of Business Administration, Emerita, Harvard Business School. Senior Associate Dean for International development (American)