Luis Alves named Chief Financial Officer

PARIS, December 7, 2023 — In a context of growth driven, amongst other factors, by the development of its AI offering throughout Europe, Scaleway, the cloud subsidiary of iliad Group, has named Luis Alves as its Chief Financial Officer, a key evolution in its management structure.

Alves joined iliad Group in 2004 as Accounting Manager for Freebox, where he actively participated in the rationalization of information flows and the optimization of production costs.

He went on to occupy a number of different financial management positions throughout iliad Group, before being named Head of Accounting for France in 2022. He notably oversaw the entire budgetary process, and worked to improve operational and financial performance measurement systems. Alves also led iliad Group’s exchanges with French tax authorities, and with rights collecting societies.

Alves began his career as a consultant with PwC France, before taking on a leading accounting role with Portugal Telecom group.

He holds a masters degree in economics and management from Paris X university, and a further degree in “Accounting Control Audit”, from Paris Dauphine University.

“I’m delighted to join Scaleway as its CFO”, said Alves. “I look forward to this opportunity to leverage my experience to help the company meet all of its objectives.”

“We’re very happy to welcome Luis Alves as Scaleway’s CFO”, said Scaleway CEO Damien Lucas. “His rich experience will assure us of effective financial management to support our growth. His nomination also fits perfectly with our ambition to consolidate our position as a one-stop European cloud provider, and to reach our objectives when it comes to AI.”

About Scaleway :

Founded in 1999, Scaleway, the cloud of choice, helps developers and businesses to build, deploy and scale applications to any infrastructure. Located in Paris, Amsterdam and Warsaw, Scaleway’s complete cloud ecosystem is used by 25,000+ businesses, including European startups, who choose Scaleway for its multi-AZ redundancy, smooth developer experience, data centers that run only on renewable energy and native tools for managing multi-cloud architectures.

With fully managed offerings for bare metal, containerization and serverless architectures, Scaleway brings choice to the world of cloud computing, offering customers the ability to choose where their customer’s data resides, to choose what architecture works best for their business, and to choose a more responsible way to scale.

Scaleway is the cloud provider driving European AI innovation today.

Press contact :
Scaleway : Tiphaine Szczypawka, Communications Manager,

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