Yves Le Gélard has been appointed Group Chief Information Officer
Yves Le Gélard joined GDF SUEZ as Group Chief Information Officer, and is a member of the Executive Committee. He is replacing Véronique Durand-Charlot, who will soon take on further roles in the Group’s transformation.
Yves Le Gélard is a graduate of HEC Paris (École des Hautes Etudes Commerciales). He started his career in 1983 at IBM, where he held various technical and sales roles before becoming Executive Assistant for the IBM France CEO.
In 1994, Yves Le Gélard joined Capgemini as General Manager of the managed services division. He was appointed Head of Global Sales in 2000 and General Manager for Outsourcing in 2003.
Yves Le Gélard led the European acquisitions programme of Fujitsu, becoming General Manager for Continental Europe, based in London. He then took charge of the group’s global accounts in Tokyo. In 2009, he was appointed Executive Vice-President of Fujitsu America, based in New York, before joining SAP AG in 2012 to head up consulting and projects in Europe.
GDF SUEZ develops its businesses (power, natural gas, energy services) around a model based on responsible growth to take up today’s major energy and environmental challenges: meeting energy needs, ensuring the security of supply, fighting against climate change and maximizing the use of resources. The Group provides highly efficient and innovative solutions to individuals, cities and businesses by relying on diversified gas-supply sources, flexible and low-emission power generation as well as unique expertise in four key sectors: independent power production, liquefied natural gas, renewable energy and energy efficiency services. GDF SUEZ employs 152,900 people worldwide and achieved revenues of EUR 74.7 billion in 2014. The Group is listed on the Paris, Brussels and Luxembourg stock exchanges and is represented in the main international indices: CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Euro Stoxx 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe, ASPI Eurozone, Euronext Vigeo Eurozone 120, Vigeo World 120, Vigeo Europe 120 and Vigeo France 20.