19.01.15

Press Release

Hervé UZAN joins Keyrus in the post of Executive Vice President, France & Southern Europe

    Hervé UZAN joins Keyrus in the post of Executive Vice President, France & Southern Europe

    Keyrus is recruiting the former President and CEO of VMware in France to accelerate the management of its strategy

    and the development of its activities around Data Intelligence and Digital in France and in Southern Europe.

     

    International player in Data Intelligence (Business Intelligence, Big Data and Analytics) and in Digital, and a Consultant on the management and transformation of businesses, the Keyrus Group announces the appointment of Hervé UZAN to the post of Executive Vice President, France & Southern Europe at Keyrus.

     

    Based in Levallois at the headquarters of the business and working directly alongside Eric COHEN, CEO and Founder of Keyrus, Hervé UZAN's mission is to continue to improve commercial and operational effectiveness, rationalize the management structure and develop synergies in all of these areas. 

    Beyond Spain, where Keyrus has been present for around ten years, Hervé UZAN will also have to develop the capabilities of the "nearshore" platform in Tunisia, reinforce the Group's presence in the Maghreb and in French-speaking Africa and also valorize Keyrus's strong Big Data expertise in Israel to establish its leadership on its different markets.

     

    Eric COHEN, CEO of Keyrus, declares,  " I am pleased to welcome Hervé UZAN to this new post. His appointment bears witness to a new stage in the development of the organization of the Keyrus Group and of its management structure. His sound knowledge of the market, his strong commercial and managerial skills and his excellent performance achieved within large businesses which are leaders in our sector give us the best assets for developing our strategy and accelerating our growth in France and internationally. "

    Hervé UZAN has more than 25 years' experience in the information technologies sector with an international dimension.  

    During his career, he has carried out Commercial Director and senior management functions within large groups which were leaders in their field, successfully assisting them with their commercial development and transformation by placing quality of service and customer focus at the center of his strategy and governance.

    Hervé UZAN comments " I am very happy to join Keyrus to play my part in developing the Group's growth in France and in Southern Europe. Keyrus's strong position as a consulting and services player in the innovative fields of Data and Digital presents tremendous appeal for me and a new challenge at this stage of my career. "

     

    Prior to joining the Keyrus Group and since 2010, Hervé UZAN has held the position of President and CEO in France of VMware, world leader in virtualization and Cloud infrastructures, where he successfully took charge of implementing the Group's strategy and development on the French market.

     

    Previously, Hervé UZAN also worked at Apple Computer France in 1989, then joined the company Compaq Computer France in 1995 to occupy the post of public sector Key Accounts sales manager. In 2000, he founded, and became CEO of, Rapideshop, an e-Commerce platform in ASP mode aimed at small- and medium-sized businesses. In 2001 he joined BusinessObjects, where he in turn held the posts of Mid-Market Director for France and then Europe. In 2009 he became part of the Management Committee of SAP France where he took up the functions of Mid-Market and Channel Director.


    Aged 48, Hervé UZAN is a graduate of the University of Technology of Compiègne (France).