March 18, 2021 — Atos has announced a significant new appointment to its global Financial Services and Insurance (FS&I) division, with the appointment of Carol Houle as Global Head of Consulting and Marketing.
Formerly a Global Practice Leader for Digital Consulting, Carol brings over 25 years of industry experience and will lead marketing, pre-sales engineering and portfolio for the financial services and insurance industry at Atos, as well as being responsible for global FS&I industry consulting. She will report directly to Global Head of FS&I Adrian Gregory.
In her most recent role, Carol focused on developing and executing consulting strategies to drive increased productivity and establish a strong, collaborative team culture. She previously held roles at several Fortune 500 companies, including PWC, EMC, Dell Technologies and Cisco.
“I am delighted to be joining Atos to lead marketing and consulting for global financial services and insurance at this pivotal moment for the sector,” Carol said.
“Over the past year, we’ve seen an unprecedented acceleration of digital transformation across banking, financial services and insurance as businesses have responded to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Atos already has an extensive footprint in the sector, and I am looking forward to playing a key role in helping our clients seize the opportunities for growth that digital differentiation presents.”
Adrian Gregory, Global Head of FS&I at Atos, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Carol to the global financial services and insurance team. Carol brings extensive knowledge of the consulting sector coupled with her go to market experience and we look forward to her building on the success of the team, which has already had a number of exciting new wins this year.”
Carol will be part of the global FS&I Leadership Team and will be based in the US in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 105,000 employees and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high performance computing, the Group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos operates under the brands Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.