Management Briefs

Capgemini Targets Energy Sector

Capgemini Energy LP, a collaborative venture of Capgemini America Inc. and TXU Corp. and its subsidiaries, began operations in Dallas as part of a 10-year deal to provide IT, call center and business services initially to TXU and, later, to other energy companies. Bob Pryor, who previously served for four years as North American president of outsourcing services at Capgemini, will serve as CEO. Elizabeth Lavalley, who most recently served as Dallas-based TXU's senior vice president of IT, will join the limited partnership as chief operating officer.

CSC, Cinergy Sign IT Services Deal

Computer Sciences Corp. announced that it has signed a five-year, $71 million IT application services agreement with Cinergy Services Inc., the administrative arm of Cinergy Corp., a Cincinnati-based power provider. El Segundo, Calif.-based CSC will provide application development and support for noncore functions. Cinergy will retain application work related to mission-critical company programs. CSC has conducted project work for Cinergy for 15 years in areas such as application development, systems integration and supply chain management.

CIO, CTO Quit Citrix

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Citrix Systems Inc. announced that Jeanne M. Moreno, senior vice president of corporate services and CIO, and Bob Kruger, senior vice president of product development and chief technology officer, have decided to leave the company. Citrix also announced that it will reorganize the corporate services unit, including IT, facilities, purchasing and manufacturing. The unit will be integrated into the finance and administration organization under Chief Financial Officer David Henshall.

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