Originally appeared in MiFID Monitor
Capgemini has appointed the current chief operating officer of its Financial Services Global Business Unit, Aiman Ezzat, as CEO of the unit. Current CEO Raymond Spencer will assume the role of non-executive chairman of the business unit.
Ezzat joined Gemini Consulting, Capgemini’s consulting arm, in 1991 where he was responsible for the global oil, gas and chemical sector. In 2005 he was appointed deputy director of group strategy before becoming chief operating officer of the Financial Services Business Unit in 2007.
According to the vendor, he was involved in the development of Capgemini’s offshore strategy and in particular in the acquisition and integration of Kanbay within the Financial Services division.
The Financial Services Global Business Unit will be part of a new Capgemini strategic business unit that also comprises the India competence platform and the Asia Pacific region, to be headed by Salil Parekh.