“Appointment: Thierry Grimaux as Vice President, Business Development Atos Origin in France”

Paris - October 1, 2001

Thierry Grimaux, 40, joined Atos Origin in July as Vice President, Business Development for France, Spain and Italy. After graduating from France's prestigious HEC business school in 1985, he joined Arthur Andersen, where he became a partner in 1996 and helped set up the Marketo e-marketplace, of which he was President, in early 2000. At Arthur Andersen, he specialized in due diligence and international assignments, before helping to set up the high-tech unit. He sits on Atos Origin's Executive Committee for France and is responsible for leveraging internal synergies, in particular through supervising the Large Accounts program in the region. Outside work, Mr. Grimaux is Vice President of the HEC Alumni Association.

Atos Origin is a leading international business and technology integrator. Its business is turning client visions into results through the application of management consulting, enterprise, e-business and outsourcing solutions. The company has annual revenues of more than EUR 3 billion, operates in more than 30 countries worldwide and has 27,000 employees. Atos Origin's clients include ABN-Amro, BNP Paribas, Euronext, Fiat, ICI, Lucent, Philips, Renault, Saudi Aramco, Shell, Telefonica, Unilever and Vivendi Universal.

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