“Patrick Gyseling appointed head of Managed Operations at Atos Origin Belux”

Zaventem (Belgium), 7 March 2005

Atos Origin, an international IT services company, today announced the appointment of Patrick Gyseling as Director of its division Managed Operations. He will also become a member of the management committee of Atos Origin Belux.

Patrick Gyseling, 45 years old, will be responsible for the general financial performance of the division, developing the solution portfolio and the daily operations of the Managed Operations division. He will also be in charge of defining the division's strategic direction.

During his career, Patrick has gained extensive experience in sales supervision and negotiation at both executive and managerial level. He joined CMG in 2000 and after the merger with Logica he was appointed Managing Director Belgium of the divisions Industry, Distribution, Transport, Energy & Utilities, Telco and Outsourcing. From 1985 to 2000 Patrick held several positions in marketing, systems engineering and sales management with IBM Belgium, where he built up his technical knowledge and hands-on experience of ICT solutions.

Henri Van Engelen, managing director of Atos Origin Belux, said: “Patrick's appointment will be a great asset for the expansion of the Managed Operations division and also for Atos Origin as a whole. We are delighted to welcome him on board.”

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 trades as Atos Origin, AtosEuronext, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting

For more information, please contact:

Christelle Colin
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Email: christelle.colin@atosorigin.com