Paris, 15 February 2021 – Expleo’s Supervisory Board announces the appointment of Florence Bigot as Expleo’s new Group General Secretary, Group General Counsel and member of the Executive Board, effective today. She replaces Nathalie Gicquel who is pursuing opportunities outside of the Group.
Florence brings a wealth of international legal and technology experience. She held many key leadership roles and has a strong expertise driving transformation initiatives across major global organisations including Capgemini, Infosys and Logica.
Rajesh Krishnamurthy, CEO of Expleo, commented: “Florence brings extensive knowledge of legal and commercial matters, with a deep industry understanding developed in growing IT services and technology companies. Her skills and experience will be a major asset in ensuring the efficiency and agility of Expleo’s ongoing transformation.”
Rajesh added: “I would like to offer my sincere thanks and gratitude to Nathalie Gicquel for her contribution to the structuring of the new Expleo’s legal teams and implementation of its ethics committee and compliance framework.”
Florence Bigot, Expleo’s new Group General Secretary and Group General Counsel, said: “I am delighted to be joining Expleo at such a critical point in its evolution and I look forward to help drive its ambitious transformation journey.”
Florence Bigot holds a Master degree in International Business Law from François Rabelais University of Tours. She began her career as Legal Counsel in the broadcast industry with Thomson Broadcast Systems before transitioning to the financial and factoring services industry with Atradius.
In 2004, she joined Logica France as Head of Legal Affairs & Commercial Manager where she managed the commercial and legal operations in France, with a focus on major deals up to €200M in value, and was responsible for establishing the legal position in UNILOG.
Following Logica, Florence joined Infosys in 2010 as its Head of Legal for France where she was instrumental in the establishment and implementation of legal strategies for the organization in France, particularly concerning IPR, patents and licensing. In 2013, Florence joined Capgemini as General Counsel, Ethics & Compliance Office covering France and Morocco where she led the transformation of the legal department as a key strategic partner within the organization and managed the business’ compliance with data privacy regulations including GDPR.
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