Jean-Baptiste Massignon Appointed General Secretary of Capgemini Group
Paul Hermelin, Chairman and CEO of the Capgemini Group, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has appointed Jean-Baptiste Massignon as the Group’s General Secretary following Alain Donzeaud’s retirement.
Jean-Baptiste Massignon becomes a member of the Group’s Executive Committee. He will have particular responsibility for legal, ethical and compliance functions, as well as the headquarters general secretary and the preparation of board of directors’ meetings.
Jean-Baptiste Massignon began his career at the Treasury within the French Ministry of Economy and Finance in 1993. As head of financial affairs, he was involved in the setting up of Réseau Ferré de France (French Railway Network) in 1997.
In 1999 he founded and led a start-up in the financial sector. He returned to the Treasury in 2001, where his responsibilities included the inter-ministerial committee on industrial restructuring (CIRI) and the sub-directorate on Enterprise funding and economic competitiveness.
He joined Capgemini in 2006 to head up mergers and acquisitions. He held several senior positions, including sales for southern Europe and Latin America, and with ‘Country Board France’ encompassing the Group’s French subsidiaries and acting as commercial coordinator for key accounts.
Jean-Baptiste Massignon is a graduate of the Institut Politique de Paris (Sciences Po) and the National School of Administration (ENA).