Capgemini has appointed its Chief Operating Officer Aiman Ezzat as its new Chief Executive Officer. Ezzat will be succeeding Paul Hermelin, Chairman and CEO, the Board of Directors of Capgemini SE.
The decision was made as a part of internal managerial transition process initiated in 2017 by Paul Hermelin.
Ezzat will succeed Paul Hermelin as CEO after the General Meeting of Shareholders in 2020.
Aiman Ezzat is associated with Capgemini as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Capgemini since January 1, 2018. He is also a member of the Group Executive Board.
With over 20 years of experience at Capgemini, he has secured a deep understanding of the Group’s main businesses and has worked across many countries, especially the UK and the US, where he lived for more than 15 years.
He also served as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer from December 2012 to 2018. In November 2007, he was named as the COO of the Financial Services Global Business Unit (GBU) and elevated as its Global Head in December 2008 which he held up until 2012.
During 2005 to 2007, Aiman was appointed as Capgemini’s Deputy Director of Strategy, during that stint he participated particularly in the acquisition and integration of Kanbay, a global IT services firm focused on the financial services industry.
Before joining Capgemini, Aiman was appointed as the Managing Director of International Operations at a global business and technology company, during 2000 and 2004, with responsibility for Asia and Europe.