Andy Lees has been appointed to the position of Vice President and Head of Capgemini Financial Services UK, a unit of the Capgemini Group, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services.
In his new role, Andy Lees will lead an experienced team of industry and IT professionals solely dedicated to the banking, insurance and regulatory compliance sectors. He will focus on applying Capgemini's proven global delivery model, deep domain expertise, transformational capabilities and multinational experience to a UK financial services industry seeking radical change in the wake of a period of exceptional turbulence.
"Capgemini's ability to build and maintain strong client relationships in the banking and insurance sectors and with regulatory authorities was a clear company attribute that made the role such an attractive proposition for me. The team I am leading has a great track record and I am looking forward to deploying their expertise on an even greater scale in the months and years to come", said Andy Lees.
Andy Lees joins Capgemini from Atos Consulting where he gained deep financial services sector experience as head of UK private sector - a role in which his responsibilities spanned consulting, business development and practice management, through to large scale contract delivery and consulting.
Aiman Ezzat, CEO of Capgemini Financial Services Global Business Unit, said: "Andy Lees brings to Capgemini an impressive track record, a creative approach and an engaging management style. He comes at a time of exceptional opportunity, with the UK FS market seeking new solutions to today's challenges. I am confident that under Andy's leadership we will continue to bring value added solutions and services to our financial services clients in the UK."
Based in London, Andy Lees holds an honours degree in engineering from the University of Hertfordshire, a post-graduate degree in international business from the University of Bristol and an MBA from the ENPC in Paris.