Country Unit Management




John Beard

Managing Director, Western Europe

John leads Computacenter’s business across the UK & Ireland, France, Belgium, Switzerland and the Netherlands, and is accountable for all customer relationships and engagements in the region.

He joined Computacenter’s inaugural graduate scheme in 1995. He quickly became one of the youngest recipients of the company’s award for exceptional sales achievement. By 2006, he was Computacenter’s top national Account Manager, and just two years later, he was the top national Client Director. John has headed up a variety of Computacenter’s vertical sectors managing a number of the UK&I’s largest customers, and ran the Services Sales function, leading Specialist Sales teams across the UK&I. Prior to his current role he was Group Chief Commercial Officer.

Anne Mérinville

Country Unit Director

Anne is responsible for all customer relationships and contracts in France. She joined Computacenter in 2003 as a Consultant, successfully delivering a variety of assignments both externally for major clients and internally for Computacenter. In 2012, she took on leadership of the Projects team in France, and since 2016 also the Consulting function – having significant influence on developing our Professional Services business. Before joining Computacenter, Anne worked in various industrial companies as an engineer and consultant. She is a graduate of AgroParisTech (Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon).

Loïc Crozet

Director of Service Development

Loîc joined Computacenter in May 2018 as Sales Services Director. Loîc manages the Workplace, Cloud & Data center and Network & Security offer managers. These teams lead the response teams on all Professional Services and Contractual Services bids, which require specific knowledge and expertise.

Loîc graduated from Paris ESLSCA Business School and has 20 years of experience in services where he has led the business development teams for campaign management, bid management and offers.

Marc Elbaz

Director Industry & Development Sector

Marc joined Computacenter in 2011 as Client Director, before becoming Private Sector Development Director, and then Private Sector Director.
He now works with a national sales team to manage major private sector accounts in the Industry & Development sectors.
Before joining Computacenter, Marc was Sales Director and Commercial Director at Top Info.
Marc is a graduate of the École Supérieure d'Informatique, Electronique, Automatique.

Stéphane Becue

Director of Public Sector

Stéphane joined Computacenter in 1996 and has previously held Sales Engineer, Account Manager, Account Director and Branch Director positions.

Today, as Director of the Public Sector, he works with a professional national sales team, who are experts in public sector customer issues, to manage a large number of major public sector accounts, including framework agreements, central government ministries, local authorities and the social & health sectors.

Xavier Mahéo

Finance​ Director

Xavier manages the French Commercial Finance team and supports the French Leadership Team in a constructive collaboration to achieve our common objectives. He joined Computacenter in 2003 is Finance Director for our French business since January 2009 and Head of Country Unit Operations since 2018.

Since his appointment, Xavier worked on supporting the French business growth and performance. He was recently involved in the acquisition of former BT Services, now Computacenter NS, which brought to the French business various new capabilities in networking and security. After managing the due diligence process, participating in the contract negotiation and closing, he is now actively working on the integration into Group Systems and Organization.

He was previously involved in various projects such as TopInfo acquisition and integration, migration to Group ERP and transformation of the Finance function. Before joining Computacenter, Xavier first led large audit and advisory projects (1994 to 2004) as an auditor for Mazars, an international audit and tax firm of French origin. He then joined Bouygues Telecom, the third French mobile operator, as CFO of one of their subsidiaries in charge of the retail network, and he became Chief Financial Officer in January 2009. Xavier graduated from Ecole Centrale Paris (one of the main “Grandes Ecoles” in France) in 1993.

Frank Royer

Human Resources

As Head of HR and member of the Group HR Leadership team since 2014, Frank has been responsible for the implementation of the HR policy within Computacenter in France. In this role, and with his entire team (Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, HR Business Partners, Payroll and HR Operations, Social Affairs and HSE), he supports the business as it develops, changes and meets daily challenges. The team guarantees compliance with the legal framework, implements the diversity and inclusion policy and manages relations with the employee representative bodies.

Frank joined Computacenter In September 2010 as Head of Human Resources, in charge of recruitment and support for the sales and logistics departments. He previously held various HR responsibilities (recruitment, human resources development, HR generalist) in the telecommunications, automotive and industrial equipment sectors. Frank began his career in sales, having graduated from the Institut Supérieur de Commerce.

Constance Renard

Director of Transformation

Constance joined Computacenter in early 2020 as Director of Transformation. A graduate of INSA Lyon and HEC Paris, Constance worked for several years for Thales abroad before joining one of our competitors as Deputy Director of Refinancing. She is responsible for societal and innovation issues and is also in charge of Computacenter's commitment to environmental issues. Constance played a major role in the integration of CCNS.