“Fabrice FRIES: Senior Vice-President, Large Accounts and Markets”

Paris, November 9, 2004

Fabrice Fries has joined Atos Origin as Senior Vice-President for Large Accounts and Markets.

“We are especially pleased to welcome Fabrice Fries,” said Atos Origin CEO Bernard Bourigeaud. “His appointment reflects our commitment to strengthening ties with our biggest clients by becoming a full-fledged partner to their strategic decisions and geographic expansion.”

Fabrice Fries, 44, previously served as an advisor to the President of the European Commission, Executive Vice President at Vivendi Universal Publishing and CEO of Aprovia and Medimedia. He is a graduate of France's Ecole Normale Supérieure and Ecole Nationale d'Administration and a conseiller référendaire at the National Order Office.


About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology 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, Vivendi Universal and Vodafone.

Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Euronext Premier Marché and operates under the trade names Atos Origin, AtosEuronext, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.

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