“Atos Origin Extend their Global IT Partnership with Philips”
Paris/Amsterdam, 5 September 2005
Atos Origin, a leading IT services company, announced today the extension of their partnership with Royal Philips Electronics until the end of 2008. This partnership underlines the trust and close collaboration between the two companies, in which Atos Origin remains one of Philips' preferred suppliers for ITservices.
Daniel Hartert, Member of the Group Management Committee and CIO at Philips, commented: “Our partnership is built on trust, knowledge and expertise and we are confident that Atos Origin will continue to deliver outstanding services to Philips worldwide. We are happy with the extension of this successful partnership and look forward to continued high performance of Atos Origin's services till 2008”.
Bernard Bourigeaud, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO at Atos Origin, welcomed the extension to the Philips partnership: “We have a long-lasting relationship with Philips, which has been built on understanding Philips' strategy, providing in-depth experience and adding business value. Atos Origin will continue to be innovative, flexible, transparent and pro-active in delivering high quality services on a worldwide basis, in support of this long-term agreement.”
Financial details on this agreement will not be disclosed.
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.
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