2021 Universal Registration Document



Group organisation 9.

Xavier Pecquet, Key Accounts and Partnerships, Aeroline; p Mohammed Sijelmassi, Technology; p Jean-Charles Tarlier, Human Resources Development. p

Sopra Steria Group’s governance consists of a Board of Directors, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. The organisation is supported by a permanent operational and functional structure as well as temporary structures for the management of particular deals and projects. Sopra GMT, the holding company that takes an active role in managing the Group, takes part in conducting Group operations through: its presence on the Board of Directors and the three Board p committees; a tripartite assistance agreement entered into with Sopra Steria p and Axway, concerning services relating to strategic decision-making, coordination of general policy between Sopra Steria and Axway, and the development of synergies between these two companies, as well as consulting and assistance services, particularly with respect to finance and control. Permanent structure 9.1. The Group’s permanent structure is composed of four operational tiers and their associated functional structures. On Wednesday, 12 January 2022, Sopra Steria announced the appointment of Cyril Malargé to succeed Vincent Paris as Chief Executive Officer. After 1 March 2022, when Cyril Malargé will take up the position of Chief Executive Officer, Vincent Paris will continue to work with the Group as Advisor to the Chairman. The Executive Committee (ExCom) is led by the Chief Executive Officer and consists of the heads of the main operating and functional entities. The 17 members of Sopra Steria Group’s Executive Committee supervise the Group’s organisation, management system, major contracts and support functions and entities. The Executive Committee is involved in the Group’s strategic planning and implementation. Three of its members are women. Members of the Sopra Steria Executive Committee: Cyril Malargé, Chief Executive Officer; p Laurent Giovachini, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Business p Strategy, Defence and Security; Éric Pasquier, Software; p Pierre-Yves Commanay, Continental Europe; p John Neilson, United Kingdom; p Grégory Wintrebert, France; p Nicolas Aidoud, Financial Services; p Yvane Bernard-Hulin, Legal; p Éric Bierry, Sopra Banking Software; p Étienne du Vignaux, Finance; p Claire Ducos, Marketing; p William Ferré, Industrial Approach; p Jean-Claude Lamoureux, Sopra Steria Next (Consulting); p Fabienne Mathey-Girbig, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable p Development; TIER 1: EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT 9.1.1. AND THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

The Group Operating Committee consists of the members of the Executive Committee and 22 operational and functional directors for countries or subsidiaries. Five of the Group Operating Committee’s members are women. The Group Management Committee consists of the members of the Group Operating Committee, together with 14 operational directors and functional directors. Nine of the Group Management Committee’s members are women. TIER 2: SUBSIDIARIES OR COUNTRIES 9.1.2. These are the main operating entities. Their scope corresponds to one of the following: a specific line of business (consulting and systems integration, p development of business solutions, infrastructure management and cloud services, cybersecurity services and business process services); geographic area (country). p These entities are managed by their own Management Committee, comprising in particular the Director and management of tier 3 entities. TIER 3: DIVISIONS 9.1.3. Each country or subsidiary is made up of divisions based on two criteria: vertical market; p geographic area (region). p TIER 4: BUSINESS UNITS 9.1.4. Each division is made up of business units, which are the organisation’s primary building blocks. They operate as profit centres and enjoy genuine autonomy. They have responsibility for their human resources, budget and profit and loss account. Management meetings focusing on sales and marketing strategy and human resources are held weekly, and the operating accounts and budget are reviewed on a monthly basis. The diagram below illustrates the four main tiers of the ongoing structure:

Sopra Steria Group Executive Committee

Tier 1

Subsidiaries and/or Countries

Tier 2


Tier 3

Business Units

Tier 4



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