“Mounir Chelloul – Atos Odyssée Partner, Banking Division”

Paris - March 17, 2004

Mounir Chelloul, 37, has been named a Partner at Atos Odyssée, Atos Origin's Consulting Division in France. He is in charge of management consulting services for the banking industry.

A graduate of France's Ecole Polytechnique, Mr. Chelloul worked for seven years at Andersen Consulting-now Accenture-and Altis Consulting, where he headed major banking projects in the financial and capital markets. In 1994, he joined the Information System Division of Société des Bourses Françaises (today Euronext and Clearnet), and in 1998, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of SBF's American subsidiary, where he spearheaded efforts to attract traders to the Paris electronic markets and develop share trading by canvassing potential IPOs, raising awareness among key US banks and lobbying federal agencies.

Since joining Atos Odyssée in 2001, Mr. Chelloul has chiefly been engaged in complex management consulting projects for banks involving labor, IT, organizational and legal issues. In becoming a Partner, he intends to leverage these skills in combination with his international experience. The Atos Odyssée management team welcomed the appointment enthusiastically. In a statement, it said: "Mounir's experience in complex multifaceted projects, his broad knowledge of financial markets and his relentless enthusiasm will be instrumental in driving our continued development in banking and the capital markets."

About Atos Odyssée
Atos Odyssée, the Consulting Division of Atos Origin in France, offers guidance and hands-on support to customers in implementing organizational and technological solutions. It provides management consulting services to the banking, stock market, insurance, telecom, manufacturing and public service sectors. Following Atos Origin's acquisition of SchlumbergerSema's consulting unit, Atos Odyssée now employs 280 consultants. In 2003, it had sales of €24 million, excluding SchlumbergerSema. Its main clients include Euronext, AXA, Crédit Agricole, MMA, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, ABN Amro, Peugeot, CNAM, BNP Paribas, France Telecom and SNCF.

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 for Work and Pensions, Unilever, Vivendi Universal and Vodafone.

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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