Chief Executive Officer
Gilles Grapinet is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration and a French Inspecteur Général des Finances (General Finance Inspector). He was Director of Information Systems and Strategy at the French Direction Générale des Impôts (Tax Department), and Director of the Copernic program, charged with creating an “e-Tax department” for electronic filing of tax returns and payment of taxes. He was an economic and financial adviser to the French Prime Minister in 2003 and 2004, and then chief of staff (Directeur de cabinet) to two ministers of the Economy and Finances from 2004 to 2007. In 2007, he became a member of the Executive Committee of Crédit Agricole SA, in charge of Strategy and later of the group’s Systems and Payment Services division. Mr. Grapinet joined Atos in December 2008. He currently serves as Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Global Functions of the Atos group, in which capacity he has headed Global Support Functions, ensured coordination and development of Global Sales and Marketing as well as of the Consulting and Technology Services division of the Atos group, and supervised development of the Group’s activities.
Senior Executive Vice President
Marc-Henri Desportes is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and of the Ecole des Mines de Paris. He was Deputy Program Director of the Copernic program at the French Ministry of Finances from 2000 to 2005, and then was in charge of audit coordination at BNP Paribas from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Desportes was then Chief Information Officer at BNL, BNP Paribas’ Italian subsidiary. He joined the Atos group in 2009 as Director of the Global Innovation Business Development & Strategy Global Business Line (GIBS), and then became Director of the High Technology Settlement Services and Specialized Activities Business Unit in July 2011. Mr. Desportes is a member of the executive committee of Atos SE and has been Senior Executive Vice President of the Company since July 2013.
Chief Technology Officer and Director of the Merchant Services & Terminals global business line
Christophe Duquenne is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale in Paris. He joined Atos in 1987 and has held numerous managerial positions there. After directing the Group’s French activities for six years, he joined the global management team in July 2011. Mr. Duquenne is a member of the executive committee of Atos SE, has been COO of the Company since July 2013 and has recently been appointed as the Group’s Chief Technology Officer and Director of the Merchant Services & Terminals global business line.
Chief Financial Officer
Bruno Vaffier is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the MBA program at INSEAD. He began his career as an investment banker at JP Morgan and Merrill Lynch in Paris and London, where he participated in numerous mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions. He joined the Atos group in 2000 as the chief of staff of the Chairman of Atos Origin. From 2003 to 2006, he was the head of internal audit for the Atos group, and then served as operations director in Spain, in which capacity he was responsible for MRT (Manufacturing, Retail, Transport) clients and for Worldline’s activities in Spain. In 2009, he joined Atos’s Innovation, Business Development and Strategy department, which he headed from 2011 to 2014, at which point he became the Group’s CFO.
Director of the Financial Processing & Software Licensing global business line
Wolf Kunisch is a graduate of the Technische Universität Berlin and of INSEAD’s MBA program. He began his career as a project manager at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Stuttgart, Germany and in Paris. He joined the Atos group in 2000, where he performed management functions in innovative and international business development. He is currently responsible for the Group’s Financial Processing & Software Licensing global business line as well as its German and Eastern Europe geographical zones, and has been in charge of Worldline in Germany since 2010 and in Austria since 2013.
Director of the Mobility & e-Transactional Services global business
Olivier Stuckens is a graduate of the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble and of the University of Huddersfield in England. He joined the Atos group in 1992 and through 2005 performed various managerial roles in the Media and Banking/Finance areas. Beginning in 1999, his duties related to transaction services platforms for large international accounts. He then contributed to the development of Atos Worldline’s Health Sector business, with the creation and management of the GIE Santeos. He was director of the Telecom, Utilities and Media business unit in France beginning in 2006, before being named head of the Mobility & e-Transactional Services global business line in 2013.