Building the innovation bridge between Canada and France

TORONTO, June 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Capgemini Canada Inc., part of the Capgemini Group, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, hosted new Ambassador of France in Canada, Mme Kareen Rispal this week. Capgemini Canada CEO Sanjay Tugnait welcomed the ambassador at the company's Applied Innovation Discover Centre in Toronto. The centre is designed to support Canada's innovation agenda and its Canadian customers.

"President Emmanuel Macron has made it a priority to put innovation at the heart of relations between Canada and France," said Mme Kareen Rispal, Ambassador of France in Canada. "I know I can count on Capgemini in this project."

"It was a pleasure to host Ambassador Rispal at our AIDC," said Sanjay Tugnait, CEO of Capgemini Canada. "Capgemini has been investing in Canada for 19 years and enabling its clients' transformational journeys. We are proud to celebrate our own 50th anniversary during the Canada 150 celebrations."

The Toronto Applied Innovation Discover Centre
The Toronto Applied Innovation Discover Centre is a Canadian epicenter of business and technology innovation. The 5,000 square foot facility showcases Capgemini's world-class digital capability in Canada. Designed as an immersive experience in technology and innovation, AIDC is a working space for clients and partners to create prototypes and rapidly evaluate new ideas and enable digital journeys.

About Capgemini
With more than 190,000 people, Capgemini is present in over 40 countries and celebrates its 50th Anniversary year in 2017. A global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, the Group reported 2016 global revenues of EUR 12.5 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model. Learn more about us at

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