“Appointment of Joan Hernández Almirall as Atos Origin New Outsourcing Business Development Director in Spain and Portugal”

Madrid – November 25, 2004

Atos Origin, a leading international information technology services provider, has appointed Joan Hernández Almirall as new Outsourcing Business Development Director for Government and Financial entities for the Group's activities in Spain and Portugal.

Joan Hernández Almirall,42, is a graduate of Business and Economic Sciences and holds an international MBA from La Salle and the Manhattan College of New York.

Joan Hernández Almirall has a professional experience of more than 14 years in IT companies such as Digital, Compaq, HP and Microsoft. Through this appointment, Atos Origin strengthens and extends its strategic position in Outsourcing, a significant growing activity for the Group.

Atos Origin employs 4,700 professionals in Spain. With headquarters in Madrid, Atos Origin has also offices in Barcelona, Bilbao, Zaragoza, Seville, Valencia, Valladolid, Vigo and The Canary Islands.

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 has annual revenues of more than €5 billion and 45,000 employees in 50 countries. Atos Origin is the global IT services partner to the Olympic Games. 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 trades as Atos Origin, AtosEuronext, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.

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