Capgemini appoints Jim Bailey as CEO of the Americas Strategic Business Unit and Group Executive Board Member.
Capgemini announces the appointment of Jim Bailey as CEO of the Americas Strategic Business Unit and Group Executive Board Member. In his new role, Jim will focus on achieving Capgemini’s growth ambition across the region and consolidating its position as a strategic partner to CxOs in the key markets of North America and Latin America.
“Jim brings to Capgemini a breadth of leadership experience in digital services across many industries, including management of strategic partnerships and large accounts. His impressive track record will strengthen our senior client relationships and accelerate the development of the Group’s business across the Americas,” comments Aiman Ezzat, CEO of the Capgemini Group. “Jim joins Capgemini at an exciting time to drive the expansion of our footprint in this very large and critical market for the Group. I am delighted to welcome Jim to Capgemini and the Group Executive Board.”
“I am delighted to join Capgemini’s senior leadership team, taking the helm of the Americas Strategic Business Unit,” said Jim Bailey. “I believe that Capgemini’s extensive global presence combined with its deep functional, technical and industry expertise position it extremely well for even greater success in the Americas. The company’s full range of business transformation services are highly differentiated and drive powerful outcomes in the market. I am really looking forward to playing my part in advancing these services and growing Capgemini’s presence across the Americas.”
Jim will report to Olivier Sevillia, Chief Operating Officer of the Capgemini Group. He joined Capgemini on February 22 and will spend the coming weeks onboarding prior to assuming his role formally on April 1, 2021.