Capgemini is a French global IT services company, one of the world's largest management consulting
Management consulting
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, outsourcing
Outsourcing is the process of contracting a business function to someone else.-Overview:The term outsourcing is used inconsistently but usually involves the contracting out of a business function - commonly one previously performed in-house - to an external provider...

 and professional services
Professional services
Professional services is an industry of infrequent, technical, or unique functions performed by independent contractors or by consultants whose occupation is the rendering of such services....

 companies with a staff of 114,274 operating in 40 countries. It is headquartered in Paris
Paris is the capital and largest city in France, situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region...

 (Rue de Tilsitt
Rue de Tilsitt
Rue de Tilsitt is a street in the 8th and 17th arrondissements of Paris. It is one of two streets which form a circle around the Place de l’Étoile - the other is the Rue de Presbourg...

) and was founded in 1967 by Serge Kampf
Serge Kampf
Serge Kampf is a French businessman who founded the computer services company Capgemini in 1967.Serge Kampf serves as Managing Director of Cap Gemini EUROPE BV and Cap Gemini Benelux BV....

, the current chairman, in Grenoble
Grenoble is a city in southeastern France, at the foot of the French Alps where the river Drac joins the Isère. Located in the Rhône-Alpes region, Grenoble is the capital of the department of Isère...

, France. CEO Paul Hermelin
Paul Hermelin
-Biography:Paul Hermelin was born in 1952. He graduated from the École Polytechnique in 1972 and from the École nationale d'administration in 1978.He started his career in Jacques Delors's Ministry of the Economy. From 1988 to 1991, he worked in Hubert Curien's Ministry of Research and Technology...

 has led the company since his appointment in December 2001.

Capgemini's regional operations include North and South America, Northern Europe & Asia Pacific and Central & Southern Europe.