“Appointments of Gianluigi Di Francesco as Executive VP & CEO and Attilio Galleno as VP Sales & Marketing”

Milan, February 24, 2004

Atos Origin, an international information technology services provider, today announced two appointments in its Italian activity.

Gianluigi Di Francesco has been appointed Executive Vice President & CEO of Atos Origin in Italy.
Before joining the Group, Di Francesco was CEO of Enel.it. Previously, he had worked for Telecom Italia as IT Director, giving a large contribution to M&A projects. In the past, he held various functions in Alitalia and Italcable, contributing to the creation of Atesia, subsidiary of the Telecom Group. Di Francesco graduated in Engineering. Based in Roma, he will strategically define activities for Italy.

Attilio Galleno has been appointed Vice President Sales & Marketing.
In Schlumberger, Attilio Galleno was Vice President and Global Key Account Director for ENI. Previously, he worked in sales and marketing in the main IT groups, as Olivetti, Datamat, Oracle. He was then appointed CEO of MCI Worldcom Italia and CEO of VRWAY. INT Ltd. Mr. Galleno graduated in Philosophy.
Based in Roma, he will be in charge of the sales and marketing strategies of Atos Origin in Italy.

About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology (IT) services company. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations. The company's annual revenues are more than EUR 5 billion and it employs 47,000 people in 50 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and its clients include ABN AMRO, Akzo Nobel, Alstom, BNP Paribas, BP, Ericsson, EDF, Euronext, Fiat, France Telecom, ICI, ING, KPN, Lucent, Philips, Renault, Royal Bank of Scotland, Saudi Aramco, Schlumberger, Shell, Telecom Italia, UBS, UK Department of Works & Pensions Unilever, Vivendi Universal and Vodafone. For more information, please visit the company's web site at

Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Euronext Premier Marché and trades as Atos Origin, AtosEuronext, Atos Worldline, Atos KPMG Consulting and Atos Odyssée.

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