Capgemini ANZ boss ascends to APAC leadership role

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Capgemini ANZ boss ascends to APAC | iTMunch

Multinational corporation Capgemini promotes Australia and New Zealand CEO Olaf Pietschner to Asia Pacific CEO as a part of a global restructure. Pietschner has been the ANZ boss for the past 4 years since 2017. In his new role, Pietschner will continue looking at ANZ operations in addition to overseeing business in the APAC region. He will relocate to Singapore to join the Global Executive Leadership Team. 

In a statement, Pietschner feels humbled to take on this new position with Capgemini. The multinational corporation in the APAC region is a growth engine for the group and he is excited to be leading the talented team in the next chapter of growth which will be focused on cloud and data services.

About Olaf Pietschner – Capgemini APAC CEO

Hailing from Germany, Pietschner joined the French multinational Capgemini’s Central European operations for two years (from 2002 to 2004) before coming back to the company in 2017 as its Chief Operating Officer.

After a year, Mr Olaf was promoted to the position of Managing Director replacing Nicolas Aidoud, the company’s trans-Tasman leader. Pietschner has more than 25 years of experience and has previously worked at Origin Energy and News Corporation holding various executive roles.

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Capgemini’s global restructure in 2021

As part of its global organizational restructure, Capgemini has created strategic business units across its international operations, bringing its leaders into a Global Executive Committee. This business unit consists of Asia Pacific, Southern Europe, Northern Europe, Engineering and R&D, Global Business, along with Innovation and Sales.

CEO of the Capgemini Group, Aiman Ezzat says he is delighted to welcome such talented and strong executives from across Capgemini to the leadership team. Each and every one of the newly appointed executives that are announced bring to the position a depth of experience and a series of outstanding achievements, Ezzat adds. This experience will be extremely beneficial for the entire Group as well as its clients, he further adds. As an outcome, RXP will now become Capgemini Australia’s wholly-owned subsidiary.

Capgemini is a world leader in  digital transformation, consulting, technology and engineering solutions and services. The multinational corporation is at the forefront of innovation and uses it to address clients’ needs in the evolving world of digital and cloud platforms. Staying true to its strong 50-year heritage and wealth of industry-specific experience and expertise, Capgemini enables organizations around the world to realize their business ambitions and potential through a wide array of services from strategy to execution. It is a responsible and multicultural company of over 265,000 people and has a presence in nearly 50 countries. The purpose of Capgemini is to unleash the complete potential of human energy via technology for a sustainable and inclusive future. 

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