ALTEN

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ALTEN
Traded as EuronextATE
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€ 1,373.2 million (2014)[1]
Number of employees
18,400 (dec.2014)[1]
Website www.alten.com

Founded in 1988, ALTEN is a French multinational technology consulting and engineering company with offices in 20 countries. 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 2014, ALTEN achieved a turnover of 1,373.2 million euros, almost a half of which was generated outside France.

Company Profile[edit]

ALTEN operates as a technology consulting and engineering company worldwide. It provides design and research projects for the technical and information systems divisions in the industrial, telecommunications, and service sectors. It is engaged in the studies and conception of technological products for technical divisions. The company also provides networks and telecoms architecture, as well as develops IT systems for information systems departments.

ALTEN serves aerospace, telecom, automotive, defense and security, multimedia and electronics, energy and life sciences, tertiary and finance, rail and naval, and other industries.[2][3]

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]

  • 1,373.2 million euros of turnover for year 2014, 44.5% outside France.[1]
  • 18,400 employees (end 2014), of which 16,200 engineers (88%).[1]
  • Present in 20 countries[1] including: Europe (France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Finland, Italy, Netherlands, UK, Sweden, Switzerland), Eastern Europe (Poland and Romania), Morocco, India, China, Russia, Canada[4] and USA.
  • Acquisitions in 2011: Calsoft Labs (India and USA),[5] Bardenheuer (Germany), Enea Consulting (Sweden).
  • Acquisitions in 2014: cPrime Inc.(USA)[6][7]

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.[8][9][10]

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