Capgemini Appoints Gene Chao as Sales Leader for Infrastructure Services in
the United States
NEW YORK -- December 21, 2012
Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and
outsourcing services, today announced that Gene Chao has joined Capgemini’s
Infrastructure Services business unit in the United States as vice president
of sales. Chao will lead the Infrastructure Services U.S. sales team to help
identify and secure new sales opportunities for the business in the region.
Chao comes to Capgemini with 20 years of consulting and sales experience, with
a strong background in technology consulting, managed services and operational
and financial performance transformation. He has served in leadership roles
helping to direct sales, business development, and strategy for companies
including Juniper Networks, Hewlett Packard Co., Dimension Data, France
Telecom Group and Accenture. Chao began his career on Wall Street as a
financial analyst with Shearson Lehman, where he gained broad corporate
finance experience. Chao also holds a seat on the Board of Trustees for
IndexIQ, a mutual fund and exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider.
“I am pleased to welcome Gene to Capgemini,” said Francois-Xavier Rouxel,
chief executive officer, Capgemini Infrastructure Services in the U.S. “Gene’s
extensive experience in consulting, sales and strategic planning will help us
drive an effective sales strategy in the United States that will ensure our
clients are receiving the services that drive business value and efficient
Chao holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration and
Finance from the State University of New York College in Buffalo. He has also
attended the Gordon Institute of Business Science Executive Leadership Program
at the University of Pretoria in Johannesburg, South Africa.
With more than 120,000 people in 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's
foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services.The
Group reported 2011 global revenues of EUR 9.7 billion (approximately $13.5
billion USD). Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers
business and technology solutions that fit needs and drive the results they
want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way
of working, the Collaborative Business Experience^TM, and draws on Rightshore
^ ®, its worldwide delivery model.
Learn more about us atwww.us.capgemini.com.
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Jill Wilmot, 734-624-0519
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