The former boss of Anssi, Guillaume Poupard, joins Docaposte

Guillaume Poupard joins Docaposte, a digital subsidiary of La Poste, as Deputy CEO and member of its executive committee. He will be responsible for steering and implementing international development, primarily targeting Europe.

Docaposte aims for European development

Docaposte wants to market its digital trust and security solutions in Europe. This concerns the identification and authentication of people, electronic signatures, archiving and the Cloud, in a context of tightening regulations on data and IT infrastructures.

Guillaume Poupard is the former emblematic boss of Anssi for 8 years

Guillaume Poupard is the former emblematic boss of Anssi (National Association for the Security of Information Systems) for 8 years. His mission will be, from 1er January 2023, to contribute to the implementation of Docaposte’s strategic plan, the ambition of which is to become, by 2030, the leading player in digital trust and security services in France and Europe.

The development of trustworthy digital technology that is efficient and respectful of our values ​​is a major challenge for our fellow citizens, our administrations and our businesses. defends Guillaume Poupard.I am continuing this adventure with Docaposte for France and for Europe he says. “Guillaume Poupard’s expertise and experience in Cloud and cybersecurity are valuable assets for achieving Docaposte’s objectives. says Olivier Vallet, CEO of Docaposte.

Docaposte employs 6,500 people

Docaposte employs 6,500 people spread over 70 sites in France and abroad. Docaposte achieved 750 million euros in turnover in 2021 and has 40,000 business and administrative customers. Guillaume Poupard, 50, Polytechnicien (X92) and doctor in cryptology, began his career as head of the cryptology laboratory of the Central Directorate for Information Systems Security (DCSSI).

In 2010, he was responsible for the security of information systems at the General Directorate of Armaments

In 2009, the DCSSI will become the National Information Systems Security Agency (ANSSI). In 2005, Guillaume Poupard joined the Ministry of Defense where he specialized in cyber defence. In 2010, he joined the General Directorate of Armaments (DGA) as head of the information systems security and cyber defense divisions. In 2014, he took over the general management of ANSSI. He will hold this position until the end of 2022, in a context of exploding cyber attacks.

Guillaume Poupard has been involved in the evolution of France’s strategy on cyber security. Anssi now has 600 people in all areas of cyber security, technical, operational, strategic and regulatory. The manager also worked to federate a national ecosystem of public and private actors on cyber security issues.

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The former boss of Anssi, Guillaume Poupard, joins Docaposte

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