“Didier Laurent, Partner Atos Consulting”

Paris, 30 November 2005

Didier Laurent has been named a Partner at Atos Consulting. He will draw upon over 15 years of industry experience to help the organization build up its Energy and Utilities business.

A graduate of Ecole Centrale engineering school in Lille, Mr. Laurent, 43, began his career in 1986 at Accenture. He quickly specialized in water, gas, power and oil, carrying out numerous performance-enhancing projects and managing several major transformation programs across various industry segments. These included energy production, transportation and distribution, marketing and customer management, supply chain and logistics, and support function optimization.

In 2001, he was hired as an associate director at Capgemini's international energy and utilities unit. In this role, he helped develop a dedicated service offering and led global projects that leveraged expertise in management consulting, systems integration and outsourcing.

Mr. Laurent's arrival underscores Atos Consulting's commitment to bolstering its presence in the energy and utilities sector. His primary mission will be to pursue the development of activities in these areas.

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 over 46,000 people in 40 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international blue-chip companies across all sectors . Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, AtosEuronext, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.

About Atos Consulting
Atos Consulting, the global consulting practice of Atos Origin, is a leading provider of business, process and technology consulting services. With more than 2,500 staff globally, it focuses on delivering proven, pragmatic solutions to the telecom, manufacturing, financial services and public sectors. http://www.atos-consulting.com

Contact for Press:
Anne de Beaumont Tel +33 (0)1 55 91 24 15 anne.debeaumont@atosorigin.com