Atos Organizational Adjustments
National, April 05, 2017: Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announces that Charles Dehelly, Atos Senior Executive Vice President, in charge of Global Operations and the TOP performance program, now turning 67, has decided that it is time for him to retire, after more than 8 years of service in the company.
Planned and prepared a long time ago by Thierry Breton, Chairman and CEO, together with Charles Dehelly, the consecutive organizational adjustments have been announced today.
- Eric Grall, Head of the Infrastructure and Data Management division (IDM) is succeeding Charles Dehelly as Head of Global Operations and the TOP performance program, reporting to Thierry Breton, Chairman and CEO.
- Peter Pluim, currently Chief Operating Officer of the Infrastructure and Data Management division (IDM), is appointed Head of IDM, replacing Eric Grall. Peter Pluim is joining the Atos Executive Committee in this capacity.
Eric Grall successfully led the Atos Infrastructure and Data Management division of Atos for the last 8 years. Since he joined, the largest Atos business division has grown from 1.8b€ to 6.6b€ revenue and is now ranked #1 European leader in the infrastructure and data management domains. Working side by side with Eric Grall, as Chief Operating Officer for IDM, Peter Pluim has been instrumental in the division’s success.
Charles Dehelly will from now on contribute to Atos growth as special advisor to Thierry Breton, in particular on M&A and strategic projects.
Commenting on the announcement, Thierry Breton, Atos Chairman and CEO said: “It has been a great pleasure to work side by side with Charles over the last 25 years. As expressed unanimously by our Board of Directors last week, Charles deserves the deep recognition of all Atos stakeholders for his outstanding contribution to our company. I wish Eric and Peter, all the best in their new roles.”