Sogeti USA Grows to Ensure Industry Expertise for Clients

Sogeti USA Hires New VP for Healthcare Industry

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Sogeti is a tremendous organization that is staffed with world-class professionals whose capabilities are unmatched in the IT consulting market.

Dayton, OH (Vocus) September 29, 2009

Sogeti, a leading international provider of professional IT services, announced today that it has hired Andrew Tessier as the new Vice President of Healthcare to further the industry expertise that it provides to clients.

With over 15 years of IT experience, Tessier has a proven track record for developing and implementing enterprise-scale technology solutions for large corporations. Tessier will work with clients nationwide, and will be based out of Minneapolis. Before joining Sogeti, Tessier was a Principal Consultant with Capgemini's Architecture Services team and most recently he served as Senior Director of Enterprise Architecture and acting Chief Technology Officer for Park Nicollet Health Services, a regional healthcare provider with two million patients, 45 medical subspecialties, 30 in and outpatient locations and 12 retail facilities.

"I am inspired by the opportunity to lead our national Healthcare practice," explains Tessier. "Sogeti is a tremendous organization that is staffed with world-class professionals whose capabilities are unmatched in the IT consulting market."

With increased competition, more information available to consumers and tighter regulatory requirements, healthcare organizations are diligently looking for ways to improve operational efficiency, remain compliant with regulations and improve care for their patients. The use of technology plays a critical role in addressing these goals. Sogeti has proven expertise in implementing processes, infrastructure and software to successfully support the necessary technology requirements. "With our proven processes, deep industry expertise and strong partnerships, I am confident that Sogeti can truly help healthcare companies effectively use technology to achieve their business goals," explains Tessier.

"The US Healthcare industry is at a crossroad, representing nearly 20% of GDP, and undergoing significant technological and process changes," explain Wade Dewald, Sogeti's West Regional Vice President. "Sogeti's business model positions us very well to partner with providers, plans, health suppliers and leading health care technology solution firms to help the industry adapt to these challenges and we are delighted to have Andrew's unique industry and consulting leadership."

Tessier joining Sogeti supports the company's business strategy to provide clients with not only technology expertise, but also with deep industry knowledge, allowing them to tailor technology services to best meet the unique needs of companies in that specific market. For example, Sogeti has specialized services for companies in the healthcare industry including collaboration, claims application integration and modernization, legacy modernization, IT Improvement, data-warehouse/ BI systems, membership billing and others.

Sogeti is currently focused on serving clients in five main industries:

  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution
  • Energy, Chemicals and Utilities
  • Financial Services
  • Public Sector
About Sogeti USA
Sogeti USA is a premier provider of information technology services to businesses and public-sector organizations. Operating in 23 U.S. locations, Sogeti's business model is built on providing customers with local accountability and vast delivery expertise. Sogeti is a leader in helping clients develop, implement and manage practical IT solutions to help run their business better. With over 40 years of experience, Sogeti offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including Enterprise Microsoft Solutions, Enterprise Solutions Consulting, High Tech Consulting, IBM and Open Solutions and Testing/Quality Assurance. For more, visit http://www.us.sogeti.com .

About Sogeti Group
Sogeti is a leading provider of professional technology services, specializing in Application Management, Infrastructure Management, High-Tech Engineering and Testing. Working closely with its clients, Sogeti enables them to leverage technological innovation and achieve maximum results. Sogeti brings together more than 20,000 professionals in 14 countries and is present in over 200 locations in Europe, the US and India. Sogeti is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cap Gemini S.A., listed on the Paris Stock Exchange. For more information please visit http://www.sogeti.com .

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