“Keith Wilman joins Atos Origin as CEO for the UK Business”
London, 3rd January 2007
Atos Origin, a leading IT services company, today announced the appointment of the new UK CEO, Keith Wilman, who assumes his role with immediate effect. Keith reports to Wilbert Kieboom, management board member and will work with the UK management team to further strengthen the UK operating model and to improve organic growth, in what is one of the most mature and advanced markets for IT services.
With over 25 years in the information technology field, Keith joins from Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), where he was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CSC's European Group Northern Region (UK, Ireland and The Netherlands). Prior to joining CSC in 1997, Keith was managing director of Easams Ltd. Previously, he founded and managed a software development and tools company for GEC.
“The UK is a key market for Atos Origin and we are delighted to welcome Keith Wilman as the new CEO for our UK operations,” said Bernard Bourigeaud, CEO and chairman of the management board for Atos Origin. “Keith's experience and expertise will be invaluable as we strive to differentiate ourselves to further strengthen our business and increase profitability in what is one of Europe's most competitive markets.”
“With its unique balanced mix of transaction processing, full information technology and business processing outsourcing services, I think Atos Origin is well placed to become the dominant European IT player,” said Keith Wilman, UK CEO, Atos Origin. “The company has recently announced a series of big contract wins and I am looking forward to working with the UK team to continue this trend, as we look to win further new business with both existing and new clients.”
Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games through to the London Olympic Games in 2012. In the UK, the company has more than 6800 employees and revenues of more than €1 billion. Through collaboration of its four key services: consulting, systems integration, managed operations and medical services, the company provides design, build and operate solutions that help to advance its clients' businesses. It works with clients in all major sectors with a focus on Public Sector, Financial Services, Transport, Telecom and Utilities as well as Retail, CPG, Pharmaceuticals and Manufacturing. Clients include BP, Department for Constitutional Affairs, Department of Health, Department for Transport, Department for Work and Pensions, Immigration and Nationality Directorate, Network Rail, Resolution, NFU Mutual, Standard Chartered Bank, TNT Express and Vodafone.
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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