“Atos Origin, a major eBusiness and IT services provider for the European automotive market, To Exhibit at “Odette 2002″ in Berlin”

Atos Origin, November 27, 2002

November 27 and 28 at the Estrel Convention Center
In Berlin, Germany
Stand 1

The Odette 2002, the seventh Annual Conference and Exhibition of Odette International will be held in partnership with Atos Origin at the Estrel Convention Center in Berlin, from November 27 to 28, 2002. Atos Origin will also take part as an exhibitor at the event and will showcase the Group's Automotive solutions and track record as a European leader in :

  • Supply Chain Management (SCM),
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM),
  • and eBusiness.

As a recognized IT services provider for the European automotive Community, for leading names such as Valeo, Fiat, Renault, Peugeot, BMW and etc, Atos Origin is currently involved in the crucial changes which the automotive industry is today facing : the effects of globalization and new alliances, a need to shorten time-to-profit, the changing European distribution channels and the increased focus on the end-customer.

Atos Origin's specialist expertise is helping the Industry by providing innovative and leading edge solutions. Full details of the Atos Origin Automotive solutions and services will be presented on the group's stand (1) : WebEDI supply chain solutions, Car Dealer Systems, Contact Centers, Loyalty Systems (Poseidon), Telemarketing, ERP, PDM, Warehouse Management, EProcurement, Web services, and mPlaces / Portals.

Atos Origin will also be leading a session together with Valeo on Wednesday, November 27, at 3:15 pm. The Groups' experts will discuss on the following subject : "Management of a global customer and supplier integration platform", with a focus on the successful link between Valeo's corporate SAP/R3 system and Atos Origin' ACTIS Integration manager. This session will be held by Reinhold Urbas, IS Manager Business Systems Valeo Wiper Systems Europe and Robert Fuchs, Senior Consultant Atos Origin.

About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology services provider. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations, including outsourcing and on-line services. In August 2002, Atos Origin acquired KPMG Consulting in the UK and The Netherlands, which now trade as Atos KPMG Consulting. The company generates annual revenues of EUR 3.3 billion and employs 30,000 staff in 30 countries. The Group's client list includes major companies such as ABN-Amro, Akzo-Nobel, Alstom, BNP Paribas, British Petroleum, Euronext, Fiat, ICI, ING, KPN, Lucent, Philips, Renault, Royal Bank of Scotland, Saudi Aramco, Shell, UBS-Warburg, Unilever, Vivendi Universal, Vodafone and Wolters Kluwer.

Press Contacts:
Marie-Tatiana Collombert / Emilie Moreau
+ 33 (1) 49 00 96 33
marie-tatiana.collombert@atosorigin.com / emilie.moreau@atosorigin.com