Paris, 10 February 2021 – Expleo’s Supervisory Board today announces the appointment of Jean-Luc Givone as Expleo’s new Group CFO and member of the Executive board, effective today. He replaces Florent Perdriau, who has decided to pursue other career opportunities outside the Group.
Jean-Luc drove several finance transformation initiatives, implemented with success new P&L management as well as optimising cash-flow in large international companies like DXC Technology, Cisco Systems, Cimad and IBM.
Rajesh Krishnamurthy, CEO of Expleo, said: “In addition to his deep knowledge of Expleo’s business and ecosystem, Jean-Luc brings a solid background in operational finance and an impressive track-record in growing BtoB services and technology companies. He will be key in ensuring Expleo has all it takes to continue its transformation and development going forward.”
Rajesh added: “On behalf of the Supervisory and Executive Boards, I would like to address the warmest thanks to Florent Perdriau for his commitment over the past three years and in particular his drive in helping create the new Expleo via a series of acquisitions that helped the group develop its service portfolio.”
Jean-Luc Givone, Expleo’s new CFO, declared: “It is a very exciting time to be joining Expleo – a Company with an ambitious transformation roadmap in a rapidly evolving industry. I am honored to join a Company with such great talents and be in a position where I can help drive its growth and development.”
Jean-Luc Givone holds a Master with Honors from Paris Dauphine University. He started his career at IBM where he held several finance roles. After 10 years, he joined the IT services company Cimad where he was instrumental in building a best-in class finance, HR, and IT departments and in supporting the very fast-growth of the company.
Jean-luc joined Cisco in 2001, and spent 13 years in several global positions: Finance Controller, Senior Finance Controler, Executive Director of Finance and Executive Director of Finance Transformation and Strategy.
After Cisco, Jean-Luc held the role of Southern Europe CFO for CSC. For 4 years, he was instrumental in managing the turnaround of the region, reinforcing the financial teams, developing their business impact, and transforming the company from a country to a Business Unit operating model within a matrix organisation while supporting the development of its offshore activities. In 2017, the company merged with the Enterprise Services line of business of HP Enterprise to create DXC Technology where Jean-Luc was promoted CFO for the newly created Southern Europe region. He focused his efforts on delivering the expected synergies.
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