“Jean-Bernard Baudry joins Atos Origin Belux as Business Development Manager”

Zaventem (Belgium), 15 March 2005

Atos Origin, an international IT services company, has appointed Jean-Bernard Baudry to the post of Business Development Manager, where he will be in charge of developing and building relationships with major European Institutions, including the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission. He will be responsible for projects already underway with the European Institutions, and for developing new contacts and promoting Atos Origin within the Institutions.

Jean-Bernard has more than twenty years' commercial experience within the IT sector, having held responsibilities in the strategic field of pre-sales and after-sales, project marketing and team management. He has been working with the European Institutions for more than thirteen years, selling integration and development projects, organising consortia and implementing new projects.

“The knowledge and experience acquired by Jean-Bernard in the public sector and with the European Institutions represent an undeniable advantage and will allow Atos Origin to strengthen its position and improve its image in this sector. We are, moreover, delighted to welcome him within our team,” stated Henri Van Engelen, Managing Director of Atos Origin Belux.

Jean-Bernard has a Network Engineering degree from the University of Lille.

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
Tel: +32 2 712 26 04
Fax: +32 2 712 27 05
Email: christelle.colin@atosorigin.com