Mr. Germond, a Partner at Barber Hauler Capital Advisers since 2019 after having joined the firm as a Senior Advisor in 2017, is the former Chairman of the Management Board (the equivalent of Chief Executive Officer) of Europcar Groupe S.A., a publicly-traded European car rental operator with a presence in more than 140 countries and the leading operator in Europe, a position he held from 2014 to 2016. Before joining Europcar Groupe, Mr. Germond served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paris Mutuel Urbain from 2009 to 2014, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Atos Origin from 2007 to 2008, a member of the Management Board of Atos Worldline from 2006 to 2008, President and Chief Operating Officer of Alcatel from 2003 to 2005 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SFR (Societe Francaise du Radiotelephone — Cegetel) from 1995 to 2002. Prior to that, Mr. Germond began his career at Hewlett-Packard, where he served for 15 years in various marketing and sales roles of increasing responsibility, ultimately serving in Europe as the Managing Director of the Microcomputer Group and a member of the Management Board. Mr. Germond has served as Chairman of the Board of Comet, a freelance marketplace, since December 2021 and previously served as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Qosmos, a French software company, until its acquisition in 2016. Mr. Germond, who has served on the Board since 2016, is the chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and serves as a member of the Audit and Finance Committee.
As a successful leader in sales, operations, and governance, Mr. Germond brings broad executive experience in a number of industries. His experience implementing transformation projects and making companies more digital and customer-oriented is helpful to Unisys as we continue our transformation and bring enhanced value to our clients. In addition, Mr. Germond’s vast global experience is particularly useful for Unisys, a company with more than half of its revenue from international operations and over 25% of its revenue from Europe. Mr. Germond’s extensive strategy and mergers and acquisitions expertise is also beneficial to Unisys as the company implements its strategic imperatives.