“Appointment of Attilio Galleno as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Atos Origin in Italy”

Rome, October 4th, 2004

Atos Origin, an International IT-Services provider, today announced the appointment of Attilio Galleno as VP & COO of the Group in Italy. Already Vice President Sales & Marketing of Atos Origin in Italy since February 2004, Mr. Galleno is today also responsible for Managed Operations and Systems Integration activities in Italy.

In Schlumberger, Attilio Galleno was Vice President and Global Key Account Director for ENI Group. Previously, he held various functions in sales and marketing in the main IT Groups, Olivetti, Datamat and Oracle. He was then appointed CEO of MCI Worldcom Italia and CEO of VRWAY. INT Ltd.

Based in Roma, Attilio Galleno reports to Gianluigi Di Francesco, Executive Vice President & CEO of Atos Origin in Italy.

Atos Origin employs more than 3,000 employees in Italy. The headquarters are in Roma and other offices located in Milan, Pont Saint Martin, Turin, Ivrea, Naples and Palermo.


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 45,000 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, Ericsson, EDF, Euronext, Fiat, France Telecom, ING, KPN, Philips, Renault, Royal Bank of Scotland, Saudi Aramco, Schlumberger, Shell, Standard Chartered Bank,Telecom Italia, UK Department for Work and Pensions, Unilever, and Vivendi Universal and Vodafone.

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

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