Global IT services provider Capgemini announced the appointment of Patrick Nicolet as chief technology officer (CTO).
Patrick Nicolet will lead Capgemini’s technology and innovation agenda to strengthen the Group’s leadership assisting clients with effective technology roadmap to address their business needs.
Lanny Cohen will become the chief innovation officer.
Patrick Nicolet created the Group’s competitiveness program where he regrouped Delivery, Industrialization, Procurement and Internal IT into a single platform to generate significant productivity savings across the organization — from January 2016.
Patrick Nicolet also supervised Capgemini’s India operations since the IGATE acquisition, ensuring an integration of 30,000 IGATE employees with an existing 60,000 Capgemini India resources.
Patrick Nicolet was the CEO of Infrastructure Services and Executive leader for supervising Capgemini’s operations in Latin America between January 2011 and December 2015.
Patrick Nicolet was the CEO of Nordic and Central Europe Application Services in 2009. He joined Capgemini in 2000 and held significant roles delivering business development / business transformation as the sales director for Capgemini’s Telecom & Media business and subsequently, as the group sales director.