Atos Origin names new CEO for smart energy business
Director for energy & utilities in France promoted to CEO of Atos WorldGrid. Atos Origin names new CEO for smart energy business

Fuente:    Fecha:  02.09.2010

Atos Origin has appointed Jérome de Parscau du Plessix, 48, as CEO of Atos WorldGrid, which offers smart energy solutions. In his new role Jérôme reports to Gilles Grapinet, Senior Executive Vice President.

Jérôme assumes his new role immediately and is responsible for developing and implementing a strategy to strengthen and grow Atos WorldGrid’s business, which today generates annual revenues of over €150 million globally.

“Atos Origin has an ambitious innovation strategy and will play a key role in the revolution of “smart energy” through its worldwide expertise centralized into one subsidiary - Atos WorldGrid,” said Gilles Grapinet. “Jérôme’s wealth of experience in the Energy & Utilities industries will help us to further grow our business in this strategic market that offers considerable growth potential. Through the delivery of innovative solutions offered by Atos WorldGrid, we can add real business value to our clients”.

Jérome has been working at Atos Origin for seven years, most recently as director for energy & utilities in France. Before this he was manager of the Technology and Product Center in Grenoble. Prior to Atos Origin he worked for Schlumberger, where he held various international roles including marketing and customer services manager, operation manager for southern Europe, business development exploration and production manager in Italy, customer support manager in Nigeria, and district geophysicist in Algeria. Jérôme holds a PhD in Mechanics-Geophysics from the Institut Français du Pétrole/UJF (Grenoble).