- Festival d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence
Paul Hermelin spent the first fifteen years of his professional life in the French government, primarily in the Ministry of Finance. He held a number of positions in the Budget Office and on various ministry staffs, including that of Finance Minister Jacques Delors. He was chief of staff to Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Minister of Industry and Trade, from 1991 to 1993. He joined the Capgemini Group in May 1993, became CEO in 2002, and Chairman & CEO in 2012. Following the separation of the functions of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, which took place on 2020 as part of the succession to the Group’s general management, he retains the chairmanship of the Board of Directors of Capgemini and has been reelected for four more years at the last General Meeting of Shareholders in 2022. As part of the emphasis on economic diplomacy, Laurent Fabius, French Minister of Foreign Affairs, appointed Paul Hermelin as Special Representative for the economic relationship with India in January 2013. He also co-chairs the Indo-French CEO’s Forum. In June 2018, he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Festival of Lyrical Arts of Aix-en-Provence. Paul Hermelin graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique in 1972 and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) in 1978.