Secretary of State for DCMS opens new London headquarters of Atos UK & I
London, 25 April 2018
Atos, a leader in digital transformation, today welcomed The Rt Hon Matthew Hancock, MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to formally open its new UK & Ireland head office in Holborn, central London.
It comes on the day Atos and Google Cloud announced a new global partnership with three new R&D centres and innovation labs to open, including one in the UK, to help customers solve business challenges and innovate.
The Minister said: “I warmly welcome the renewed commitment by Atos to London and the UK underlined by this impressive new office. I am delighted to hear about Atos’s new partnership with Google Cloud which will help to create and develop exciting new technologies here in the UK. This, alongside its pledge to continue developing digital skills for everyone shows Atos is dedicated to the future of this country.”
The Minister was escorted by Atos UK & Ireland CEO Adrian Gregory, on a tour of the new state-of-the-art facilities at MidCity Place, before meeting with Atos graduates, interns and apprentices and taking part in an engaging employee question and answer session.
Adrian Gregory, CEO, Atos UK & Ireland said: “We are delighted to have demonstrated to the Minister how we believe our new office space, which focuses on collaboration, will help power our clients’ digital transformation journeys. This new national hub complements our network of 26 offices throughout the UK and Ireland which together drive the development of innovative solutions for our valued public and private sector customers. This investment is a clear signal of intent and delivers a new physical environment from which our business in the UK, and overseas, can benefit for years to come.”
Adrian Gregory also spoke of the essential requirement for developing a new generation of digitally skilled British workers in parallel with equipping today’s workforce with the capabilities to administer technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics process automation and data analytics as they become crucial to the growth plans of businesses everywhere.
Measuring 42,600 square feet, the new Atos office is home to an advanced Customer Experience* lab, a technology innovation centre, and extensive customer collaboration spaces. The considerable office foot print and digital infrastructure marks a milestone in the growth of Atos in the UK and Ireland with the new office geared to reflect the truly collaborative approach to deliver digital innovation for clients, partners and Atos colleagues.
Press contact: Adam.Fisher@atos.net / 07989 145 665
* The Atos Customer Experience Ecosystem approach uses a combination of people, process, and systems to create a customer-focused design and action. Process efficiencies are driven through the lens of customer journeys, using technology to make organisations easy to do business with and reduce customer effort.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with approximately 100,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of around € 12 billion. European number one in Big Data, Cybersecurity, High Performance Computing and Digital Workplace, the Group provides Cloud services, Infrastructure & Data Management, Business & Platform solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cutting-edge technologies, digital expertise and industry knowledge, Atos supports the digital transformation of its clients across various business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Energy & Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline. Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
For more information, visit atos.net.