Armand Angeli

Armand Angeli

Strategic Business Advisor (International Business Development, Outsourcing, Shared Services, Consulting)


Armand Angeli is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of international business development, finance & accounting transformation, outsourcing and shared services. He is a strategic business advisor to a number of private and public organizations.

Armand recently left Grant Thornton, the global audit and accounting network, after 8 years serving in a variety of roles. As Partner and Director Global Outsourcing Services Armand headed business development for Finance Transformation and Outsourcing, and served as Global Lead for Travel, Tourism and Leisure sectors, as well as head of Payroll Outsourcing Services. Armand was previously European Business Development Director BPO for Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC), responsible for business development for shared services, outsourcing and consulting businesses.

Prior to joining the global audit and accounting networks, Armand held senior level international roles over a 15 year period with multinational corporations including IBM (Director Internal Audit and Business Controls; and previously Sales Manager), General Electric (European Financial Controller and Global e-Business Program Manager), CASE Corporation (Internal Audi Director, EMEA), Tekelec (CFO). He has successfully lead numerous financial re-structuring, IT, consulting, shared services and BPO projects

Armand is active in key professional and leadership organizations. He is co-founder and European President of EOA (European Outsourcing Association), President Europe, Middle-East and Africa for the International Association of Financial Executives Institutes (IAFEI), and President of DFCG International group (the French CFO organization),

Armand has been invited to advise a number of countries on the development of outsourcing services. He is a frequent speaker and serves on organizing committees of international conferences in finance, HR and Sourcing. Regularly quoted in the media, Armand has published journal articles and book chapters on developments in these fields. He donates time to several educational institutions, sharing practical experiences and evaluating student projects.

Armand holds an MBA from INSEAD (finance & accounting), and a Diploma / Master’s degree in Engineering (electronics) from INSA Lyon. He was awarded a prestigious fellowship and studied at the Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago, USA). He holds both French and Italian citizenship and is tri-lingual (French, English and Italian).