“Philippe Van Haecke appointed CEO Managed Services of Atos Origin in France”

Paris, 20 December 2006

Philippe Van Haecke has been appointed CEO Managed Services for France at Atos Origin, an international information technology services company. In his new position, he will be reporting directly to Dominique Illien, CEO Southern Europe and Member of the Management Board of Atos Origin.

Philippe Van Haecke (50) joined Atos Origin in 2005 as Deputy Managing Director of the Outsourcing Business in France. He was previously CIO at Auchan Group, a French hyperstore chain. Prior to that, he spent 16 years with Atos Origin in various management positions, including that of Assistant Managing Director in charge of developing operations management solutions. He began his career at a Thomson Brandt subsidiary, where he worked for seven years.

The outsourcing services portfolio provides customers with global IT infrastructure solutions, including the management of processing centers, servers, network systems and workstations. Atos Origin is one of the foremost outsourcing providers in France and Europe.

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 5.5 billion and it employs over 47,000 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, Atos Euronext Market Solutions, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.

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