Capgemini appoints Olivier Sevillia as Group COO
Capgemini has announced the appointment of Olivier Sevillia as its Group Chief Operating Officer, effective January 1, 2021. In this role Olivier is responsible for the Group’s strategic business units and sales, with a focus on applying the Group’s deep and broad industry expertise to be a strategic business partner to its clients.
Aiman Ezzat, CEO, Capgemini Group, says, “At the start of this new year, it is my pleasure to recognize Olivier Sevillia as the Group’s Chief Operating Officer. Having been with Capgemini for thirty years, Olivier has built an impressive track record in leading and operating strategic businesses across the Group,” comments. “As Chief Operating Officer, Olivier’s breadth of experience and proven business acumen will add great value to our client partnerships worldwide, while supporting me and the rest of the leadership team in realizing our Group priorities.”
Up until December 2020, Olivier had been CEO of Capgemini’s Europe Strategic Business Unit since July 2018. Before this, from 2011, Olivier led the Application Services Continental Europe Strategic Business Unit. In January 2014 Olivier joined the Group Executive Board and his role expanded to managing the operations of two additional Strategic Business Units: Business Services and Capgemini Consulting. From January 2016 he also steered the Group's Digital strategy and service line.
Olivier holds a Master of Science in IT from ENSIIE (1987) and is a graduate from HEC Paris (1990), where he gained a MBA and from the Stanford Business School Executive Program (2008).