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Jérôme Jaroussie appointed AFP Chief Information Officer
Jérôme Jaroussie, 46, joined the Agency on March 5, 2018 as Chief Information Officer.
After training as an engineer at EISTI (the International School of Information Processing Sciences), he spent his entire career, in France and abroad, working for major banking groups with reliability, security, 24/7 continuity and IS speed challenges, particularly for their trading room business.
He has held several CIO positions, most recently for the ABN Amro group and prior to that at Natixis (BPCE Group); he has conducted numerous IT modernisation projects essentially focused on the need to improve the customer experience.
He replaces Caroline Raveton.
AFP is a global news agency delivering fast, accurate, in-depth coverage of the events shaping our world from conflicts to politics, economics, sports, entertainment and the latest breakthroughs in health, science and technology. With 2,400 staff spread across almost every country, AFP covers the world 24 hours a day in six languages. AFP delivers the news in video, text, photos, multimedia and graphics to a wide range of customers including newspapers and magazines, radio and TV channels, web sites and portals, mobile operators, corporate clients as well as public institutions.