French IT company Atos announced the appointment of Nourdine Bihmane as group CEO. Atos CEO Rodolphe Belmer resigned last month.
Nourdine Bihmane will also assume the role of co-CEO in charge of the tech foundations business, operational performance improvement and in particular cash generation.
Atos also announced Diane Galbe would be senior executive vice president of the group in charge of strategic projects and all support functions of group. Philippe Oliva, co-CEO in charge of digital, big data and security activities; acceleration and innovation plans for these growth activities; will retain his position as group deputy CEO.
Nourdine Bihmane brings over 20 years of proven tech expertise, driving change management, growth and P&L performance. Nourdine served in several global management roles across Europe, North America, and emerging markets and drove successful transformation and turnaround programs for the Atos Group. He was most recently Executive Vice President, Head of Global Delivery, and CEO of Growing Markets. He has extensive commercial and operational knowledge of Atos, especially in the fields of managed services and decarbonization.
Philippe Oliva joined Atos in April this year as Chief Commercial Officer, bringing strong international experience in the digital sector, from almost 20 years at IBM where he managed Integrated technologies, Cloud services and Hybrid Services.
Diane Galbe is recognized for her unique experience and successful track-record in terms of company transformation and carve-outs. She joined the Atos Group in March 2022, as GeneralSecretary and Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer, also in charge of Mergers & Acquisitions. Previously, she had spent 15 years in various management positions at Suez. In particular, she was a member of the Executive Committee and Deputy General Manager of the Group, in charge of strategy, transformation and the global Smart & Environmental Solutions Business Unit.