PARIS (Agefi-Dow Jones)–Sycomore Asset Management on Monday proposed the candidacy of Léo Apotheker, former boss of the American Hewlett-Packard and the German SAP, as chairman of the board of directors of the IT services group Atos, replacing Bertrand Meunier.
To this end, the asset manager has requested the inclusion of a resolution on the agenda of the general meeting of Atos to be held on June 28, relating to the appointment of Léo Apotheker as a director.
“The latter has recognized experience and undeniable operational skills in the company’s business sector, which will be particularly useful to the board in the current context”, indicated Sycomore AM.
“He also has expertise in business management and the digital transformation of organizations,” added the management company, stressing that “his dual French and German nationality would make it possible to increase geographical diversity within the board of directors. ‘administration”.
Faced with the many disappointments of Atos in recent years, Sycomore AM again called last week for the departure of Bertrand Meunier as well as that of two other board members.
-Vincent Alsuar, Agefi-Dow Jones +33 (0)1 41 27 47 39; [email protected] ed: LBO
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June 05, 2023 13:13 ET (17:13 GMT)