From the Wires
Capgemini Appoints Douglas Charles Chief Executive Officer of Capgemini Government Solutions LLC
By: Business Wire
Jan. 23, 2013 02:31 AM
Capgemini, one of the world’s leading providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, announced today that Douglas Charles has been appointed chief executive officer of Capgemini Government Solutions LLC, a member of the Capgemini group.
“Capgemini continues to work to be a partner of choice for federal, state and local agencies by providing solutions to help our clients overcome the significant challenges and expectations of today’s public sector arena.,” said Lanny Cohen, chief executive officer, Capgemini U.S. LLC. “Doug’s wealth of experience in technology consulting in both the public and private sectors, added by his keen knowledge of Capgemini’s leading solutions and technologies across the globe, reinforces Capgemini’s ability to serve the public sector in the United States. Doug and the rest of our team are committed to offering results-driven solutions and services that can address important issues and opportunities for our clients.”
Prior to this new appointment, Charles served as a vice president in the Capgemini Applications Services business unit in North America focused on a number of areas, including market development, alliances, and services offerings. In his new role as chief executive officer of Capgemini Government Solutions LLC, Charles will continue to drive strategy and growth for Capgemini with U.S. public sector clients, especially in the areas of unemployment insurance, business information, independent verification and validation, and consulting services.
Charles rejoined Capgemini in 2010 after working for five years at SAIC, where after growing the company’s consulting and technical services to over a $150 million service line, he was promoted to lead SAIC’s 3,000 person, $500 million global commercial operations. Prior to joining SAIC, Charles spent 11 years with Ernst & Young and Capgemini in various roles, including senior account executive for some of Capgemini’s key energy and utilities accounts. He also helped establish the telecommunications offerings for Ernst & Young, and later served as a vice president and account executive for Capgemini’s Emerging Markets Telecommunications practice.
Charles is based in the Washington, D.C. metro area, splitting his time between the new Capgemini Government Solutions LLC headquarters in Reston, VA and the company’s new Collaboration Center located in the Washington, D.C. downtown area.
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 their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore ®, its worldwide delivery model.
Learn more about us at www.us.capgemini.com.
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About Capgemini Government Solutions
Capgemini Government Solutions is committed to working with government clients to support them in their strategic, tactical and transformation initiatives. Capgemini helps organizations create sustainable value by employing innovative business process improvement strategies and applied solutions that utilize a unique method of engagement: the Collaborative Business Experience (CBE). By providing public and private sector experience, best practices, and proven tools and methodologies tailored for the U.S. government’s unique requirements, we help clients build knowledge and capabilities as we work together to drive transformation agendas. With a dedicated core team of professionals in Herndon, VA, Capgemini Government Solutions was formed in 2002 as an independent operating division of Capgemini to offer U.S. Government agencies deep transformation, consulting, and IT expertise. More information is available at www.capgemini-gs.com.
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