Paul Hermelin

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BornApril 30, 1952
Etterbeek, Belgium
Alma materÉcole Polytechnique, ÉNA
Member ofEuropean Round Table of Industrialists
French double Bilderberger businessman

Paul Hermelin is a French businessman of Belgian origin. He has been the Chairman and CEO of Capgemini since 2012.


Paul Hermelin grew up in Avignon, France[1]. He did his preparatory classes at the Lycée Saint-Louis and joined the École polytechnique, graduated in 1972. He graduated from ENA in 1976. Career

Paul Hermelin began his career at the Ministry of the Economy and Finance, in the cabinet of Jacques Delors[2]. He became director of cabinet of Dominique Strauss-Kahn when he was appointed Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade in 1991. He is presented by the magazine Marianne as a "figure of the left, member of the PS, former chief of staff of Dominique Strauss-Kahn and close to François Hollande".[3]

In 1993, he joined the Capgemini group, and became CEO of Capgemini France in 1996, obtaining a place on the company's management board. In May 2000, he is at the origin of the merger between Cap Gemini and Ernst & Young Consulting and on this occasion becomes Deputy CEO of the Group. In december 2001 he became CEO of Capgemini, a company with a turnover of 9.7 billion (in 2011) and in May 2012, he becomes Chairman and CEO of the Group.

On May 20, 2020, Paul Hermelin gave way to Aiman ​​Ezzat as Managing Director. At the end of the General Meeting, he retains the chairmanship of the board of directors within the framework of the separation of the functions of chairman and chief executive officer.[4]

Other mandates

He was also socialist municipal councilor of Avignon from 1989 to 2001 and again since March 2008.

In January 2013, he was appointed "France's special representative for economic relations with India" by Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs. In fact, in 2014, employees of Indian nationality represented a third of the Capgemini group's workforce, ie nearly 47,000 people.


Paul Hermelin received € 4,831,809 in 2015. His 2016 annual compensation reached 4.74 million euros, including 2.53 million fixed and variable (the remaining 2.21 million correspond to the valuation of free performance shares)[5].


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/200731 May 20073 June 2007Turkey
The 55th Bilderberg meeting, held in Turkey
Bilderberg/20136 June 20139 June 2013Watford
The 2013 Bilderberg group meeting.
WEF/Annual Meeting/201126 January 201130 January 2011World Economic Forum
2230 guests in Davos