“Thierry Miléo, Vice President Telecom Market France – Atos Origin”

Paris, 26 October 2005

Thierry Miléo has joined Atos Origin to head the company's Telecom Market in France as well as the Telecom Division of its Systems Integration business.

“Thierry Miléo's appointment reflects our commitment to strengthening our leadership and responding to important future challenges in the telecom market, such as global sourcing, convergence and all-IP integration,” said Fabrice Fries, Senior Vice President Trade at Atos Origin. “With his in-depth knowledge of the telecom segment, he'll play a key role in developing our sales in this market.”

Thierry Miléo, 44, joined Ingenico in 2003 as head of Western European operations. In 1999, he founded Firstmark Communications France, a high bandwidth telecom operator, and managed the company until 2003.

Mr. Miléo began his career in 1986, holding various positions in France's Defense, Foreign Affairs and Post & Telecommunications Ministries until 1994. A technical advisor to the Ministry of Communication, he launched the Information Highway project in 1993. He then moved to the Bouygues Group where he headed Strategy and External Affairs for Bouygues Telecom and 9 Telecom from 1995 to mid-1998. He later served as Vice President Marketing and Sales of the Telecom Division of Atos' Systems Integration business and Vice President of the Telecom Market.

A graduate of Ecole Polytechnique, he also holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Master of Sciences in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California.

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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