Capgemini to Implement HR Transformation for Leoni

By CIOReview | Monday, February 8, 2016

PARIS, BERLIN: Capgemini has been selected by the leading Germany based wiring system and cable technology provider, Leoni to implement the former’s Human Resources strategy in more than 30 countries. Using its management and technology expertise, Capgemini will assist Leoni reach its strategic goals by connecting HR with the business needs and priorities of the corporation. Optimizing the HR processes and HR IT system landscape within the 75,000 employee base of Leoni, Capgemini as an end to end IT and consulting firm would support the program and project management over the next four years.

"We have been looking for a global partner who is capable of supporting a global, end-to-end HR transformation. Capgemini is offering capabilities in all relevant areas of HR as well as HR IT, combined with a global delivery capability," said Thomas Hennig, Senior Vice President Corporate HR at Leoni. "Capgemini will support Leoni throughout the whole transformation process aiming to realize a significant contribution of HR to the overall Leoni strategy." he added.

Founded in 1917 Leoni’s customers range from core industries automotive, telecommunications etc. to household wires and strands providers. The company also clams to be one of the world’s first cable manufacturers to develop a holistic sustainability concept for “green technology”. Operating about 80 productions sites globally, the company in 2014 reported consolidated sales of 4.1 bn Euros.

"Enabling this HR transformation at Leoni is a strategically important program for us," said Cyril Garcia, CEO of Capgemini Consulting; the Group’s global strategy and transformation consulting arm that will drive this collaboration. "By utilizing a wide range of our capabilities such as business model configuration and digital operations we will support Leoni – a company which is growing at an impressive speed – in its journey from a Germany-based, internationally operating company to become a truly global player."

Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting technology and outsourcing services. Employing over 180,000 people in over 40 countries, the company recently entered into the Guinness Book of World Records where in the largest Bollywood dance lesson which involved 4,276 participants was achieved by employees of Capgemini (India) at a corporate event held in Bangalore, India, on 22 January 2016.