The Power to Adapt
EDS USA LLC,
director and executive director. While leading
projects in countries like Cameroon, Ghana and
Senegal, he’s also tasked with developing processes
that meet requirements and performance standards of the World Bank’s International Finance
What do the IFC performance
The regulations in Senegal are not at all the same
as those in Cameroon or Ghana. So for international organizations that want to work in emerging
countries, the World Bank has implemented performance standards for labor conditions, health and
safety, and the conservation of natural resources.
Another very important standard involves land
ects in West Africa is managing stakeholders who
span myriad cultures and customs. That’s why in
2014, the U.S. company hired Cyril Perrotey, PMP,
to oversee the organization’s project management
office (PMO) and its €120 million portfolio.
“EDS understood it needed someone who knows
how to manage stakeholders and knows project
management methods and tools,” he says.
His nearly two decades of project management
experience in Africa, Asia and Europe honed skills
that Mr. Perrotey now uses as EDS USA’s project