Alten

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ALTEN
Industry Engineering and Technology Consulting, IT consulting and services
Founded 1988
Headquarters 40, avenue André-Morizet
92513 Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Services PMO, technology consulting, design and development, R&D outsourcing
Revenue Increase€ 1.216 billion (2013)[1]
Employees 15,750 (sept.2012)[1]
Website www.alten.com

Founded in 1988, ALTEN (EuronextATE) is a French engineering and technology consulting company with offices in 14 countries (Europe, India, USA). ALTEN's stock is listed in compartment B of the Euronext Paris market (ISIN FR0000071946); it is part of the SBF 120, the IT CAC 50 index and MIDCAP 100, and is eligible for the Deferred Settlement Service (SRD).

In 2011, ALTEN achieved a turnover of 1,065 million euros, a third of which was generated outside France.

Introduction[edit]

ALTEN supports the development strategy of its customers in the fields of innovation, R&D and IT. Its 14,000 engineers carry out studies and conception projects for Technical and IT divisions of major clients in Ground Transportation (Automotive and Rail), Aerospace and Defense, Energy and Life Sciences, Telecommunications, and Finance/Services. ALTEN covers the whole product development cycle with its specialized companies, and provides a range of services from technological consulting to projects outsourcing.

Organization[edit]

The ALTEN Group is organized into 5 operating divisions :

  • Paris Engineering and Technology Consulting (ETC) Division
  • Paris Networks Telecoms & Information Systems (NTIS) Division
  • French Regions Division
  • International Division
  • Solutions Division: specialized and transnational companies among which MI-GSO (PMO and program management), Anotech Energy (oil and gas operations), Atexis (customer support engineering) and Avenir Conseil (technical training), PCU3ED (Global leader in Program and Project Management)

Governance[edit]

Board of Directors[edit]

  • Simon Azoulay, Chairman - Chief Executive Officer
  • Gérald Attia, Deputy CEO, head of Business & Technical Development
  • Bruno Benoliel, Deputy CEO, head of Finance, Information Systems and Legal
  • Catherine Behar, Administrator
  • Emily Luna, Administrator

Executive committee[edit]

  • Simon Azoulay, Chairman - Chief Executive Officer
  • Gérald Attia, Deputy CEO, head of Business & Technical Development
  • Bruno Benoliel, Deputy CEO, head of Finance, Information Systems and Legal
  • Olivier Granger, Chief Operating Officer, head of international, ex-Country Manager (Spain)
  • Pierre Marcel, Chief Operating Officer, head of TCE & French Regions
  • Jean-François Guyomar, Executive Vice President, head of Paris NTIS
  • Franck Lect, CEO Advisor, head of internal Development
  • Fabrice Pecqueur, Executive Vice President, head of external Development

Community manager[edit]

  • Philippe Jaconelli

Key-figures[edit]

  • 1.06bn euros of revenue for the year ended 30/12/2011, a third of which outside France.
  • 14800 employees (end 2011), of which 13100 engineers (88%).
  • Offices in 14 countries : Europe (France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands, UK, Romania, India, USA.
  • 3 acquisitions in 2011 : Calsoft Labs (India and USA), Bardenheuer (Germany), Enea Consulting (Sweden).

Labor disputes in Alten Spain[edit]

From July to December 2012, Alten Spain has fired more than a hundred employees, claiming a sales decrease. 

In December 2012 Alten Spain tried to fire 140 of its employees and impose a 10% pay cut on the rest. As a consequence, Alten workers called for strike in January 2013.[2][3][4][5]

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